Stat Surveys: Class B Sales Jump 17.4% in July
The latest retail sales report from the RV industry shows that Americans continue to buy one of the less popular but most flexible type of RV.
RVBusiness.com reported that year-over-year Class B motorhome or camper van sales continued to gain traction showing 17.4 percent growth in July and a 27.8 percent increase for the first seven months, according to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI).
Through July, Roadtrek Motorhomes Inc. retained its lead in Class B sales, owning a 35.4 percent market share, while fellow Canadian builder Pleasure-Way Industries Ltd. was second with a 20 percent share.
Thor Industries Inc. was the top U.S. manufacturer for the seven months, holding the No. 3 slot with a 19.4 percent market share, followed by Winnebago Industries Inc. at 15.9 percent.
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