Class B (Camper Van) Sales Rose 54.3% in May
Year-over-year Class B motorhome sales continued to gain traction in the second quarter, showing a 54.3 percent growth in May following April’s 23.7 percent increase. For the first five months, registrations were up 28.1 percent compared to 2011, RVBUSINESS.COM reported.
Based on data collected by Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI), through May, Roadtrek Motorhomes Inc. retained its lead in Class B sales, owning a 36.4 percent market share, while fellow Canadian builder Pleasure-Way Industries Ltd. was second with a 20.1 percent share.
Thor Industries Inc. was the top U.S. manufacturer for the five months, holding the No. 3 slot with an 18.8 percent market share, followed by Winnebago Industries Inc. at 15.1 percent.
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