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RVIA: ‘Healthy’ Start for 2011 RV Shipments

Posted By RVBusiness On March 2, 2011 @ 9:57 am In Breaking News,RVIA Wholesale Shipments | No Comments

RVIA logoRV shipments from manufacturers to dealers rose to 17,800 in January, up a healthy 12.7% from the January 2010 total of 15,800 in the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association’s (RVIA) latest survey of RV manufacturers tracking wholesale shipments.

Both motorhome and towable categories showed increases from their January totals last year. Manufacturers reported 2,000 motorhomes being shipped to dealers in January 2011, up 33.3% from the 1,500 shipments reported in 2010. Shipments of towables reached 15,800, a 10.5% increase from the 14,300 shipped in January 2010.

By segment shipments were as follows with comparisons to January 2010:

  • Travel trailers, 10,400, up 9.5%.
  • Fifth-wheels, 4,300, up 22.9%.
  • Folding camping trailers, 900, don 18.2%.
  • Truck campers, 200, flat.
  • Class A motorhomes, 1,100, up 22.2%.
  • Class B motorhomes, 100, flat.
  • Class C motorhomes, 800, up 60%.

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