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December Shipments Off 7.7%, End 2011 Up 4.1%

RV wholesale shipments for all of 2011 reached 252,300 units in 2011, up 4.1% over 2010’s year-end total. Towable RVs were higher while motorhomes totals were slightly lower. All towable RVs climbed to 227,500 units in 2011, up 4.8% compared to one year ago. During the same period, all motorhomes were slightly less in 2011 than 2010, finishing at 24,800 units for all of 2011, off 1.6% from their annual total one year earlier.

For December, wholesale shipments of all RVs were reported at 16,900 units , 3.6% better than November’s total but 7.7% less than this same month the prior year. Shipments of both towable and motorhome categories were less in December compared to one year ago with only travel trailers greater than December 2010. On a seasonally adjusted annual rate basis, December shipments were just over 283,000 units, slightly lower than the November rate. See the entire report below.

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1 Comment To "December Shipments Off 7.7%, End 2011 Up 4.1%"

#1 Comment By jimmy b. On January 26, 2012 @ 3:32 pm

However the good news is that the Manufactures that are building the FEMA EHU’s sales are going through the roof.

Bad news is that the 1.5 Billion Dollars that GSA sold in 2010 is about to start to be traded in. GSA is also starting to sell off their new 4 Billion Dollar Inventory!