RV Shipments Rose 13.1% in May; Up 7.7% for 2011
Shipments to retailers of all RVs were reported at 27,600 units in the May survey of manufacturers, up 12.2% over last month and up 13.1% over this same month last year, the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) reported.
Towable RVs provided the improvements while motorhomes held even with this month one year ago. Seasonally adjusted, May’s total represented an annualized rate of nearly 285,000 units, a 17% increase over last month and the highest rate so far this year.
Through May, total RV shipments for 2011 reached 117,300 units, up 7.7% compared to this same period last year.
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