RVIA: RV Shipments Surged 30.5% in January
Wholesale shipments of all RVs surged ahead in RVIA’s January 2013 survey of manufacturers, rising to 24,379 units, the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) reported.
This increase was 30.5% greater than the total shipped during this same month last year. While the gain was greatest for conventional travel trailer shipments, all vehicle categories participated in the gains this month.
Seasonally adjusted, January’s total was measured at annualized rate of more than 340,000 units, 12.2% better than the rate recorded in December 2012 and more than 30% better than the annualized rate recorded in January, one year ago. Conventional travel trailers, Class A and Class C motorhomes reported shipments more than 30% greater than in January 2012.
The entire shipments report follows: