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RV shipment momentum slows a bit

(July 2, 2018) -- The Virginia-based Recreational Vehicle Industry Association, which has an office in Elkhart, says total shipments ticked down in May, compared to the same month last year.

ELKHART, Ind. — The Virginia-based Recreational Vehicle Industry Association, which has an office in Elkhart, says total shipments ticked down in May, compared to the same month last year.

Year-to-date, the organization says shipments are still nearly 10 percent higher than at this point last year. Survey results show close to 230,000 RVs have shipped through May. Shipping totals increased in each of the first four previous months of 2018, compared to the same month last year.

Read the full story from Inside Indiana Business.

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About Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

2 comments

  1. Hope this trend continues and grows!!! Maybe they will begin making a quality product.

  2. Pvt Mike
    Sold my RV last February due to its age and continuing maintenance. Miss the road and will probable be back on in the future. But as long as the manufactures continue to make staple and glue gun units, use cheap materials, electronics that no one can understand or repair, color designs that add considerable cost and quality control inspectors who have their head up their you know what I will continue to rent homes across the country. Then there’s cost of gas that has gone up, shortage of rv spaces for long term because of weekenders. Come to think of it I just convinced my self to put on hold buying a RV for awhile.

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