RV wholesale shipments to retailers tracked by the RV Industry Association rebounded strongly in August after a lower-than-expected July report, according to a news release from the Association.
Monthly shipment totals for August were 35,946 units, a rise of 26.8 percent over last month and 31.5 percent ahead of August 2015. This was the largest August total since 1977.
Year-to-date totals have reached 290,582 units, an increase of 13 percent over the 257,089 units shipped during the same eight-month period last year. Motorhomes posted that strongest percentage growth (16.8 percent) with 37,128 units shipped. The towable category boasts the larger volume increase with shipments reaching 253,454 units on 12.5 percent growth.