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RVIA: RV wholesale shipments down 12.5 percent in Aug.

UNITED STATES — The RV Industry Association’s August survey of manufacturers found RV wholesale shipments finished at 39,417 units a decrease of (-12.5%) from the 45,031 units shipped last August.

All towable RVs, led by conventional travel trailers, totaled 34,458 units for the month, a decrease of (-12.7%) compared to last August’s towable RV shipment total of 39,479.

Motorhomes ended August with 4,959 shipments to retailers, down (-10.7%) compared to last August’s total of 5,552.
Year-to-date wholesale shipments are currently at 347,530 up 3.9% compared to this point last year. Towable RVs are up 4.7% to 305,795 units. Motorhome shipments are down (-1.3%) to 41,735 units.

Park Model RVs ended the month with 321 wholesale shipments, down (-7.2%) compared to last August. Year-to-date, Park Model RVs are down (-5.2%) compared to this point last year with 2,744 shipments.

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Ronnie Wendt is the editor in chief of RV Daily Report. She's been a writer/editor for more than 25 years, working in law enforcement, aviation, supply chain and now the RV industry. She's not a stranger to RVs, however. She grew up camping, and still camps as many weekends as she can every year.

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  1. 50% means they can take the time to build in quality. Unlikely they will though but we can hope this trend continues to grow!