Monthly snapshot

Breakdown On Monthly RV Shipments

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RV Shipments in July 2019


Decrease over July 2018

2019 Aftermarket RV Parts and Accessories Research

The RV Industry Association released its 2019 Aftermarket Parts and Accessories Customer Survey revealing key buying habits of RVers. The survey asked current RVers about their experiences purchasing aftermarket parts and accessories. The study provides a deep analysis of the aftermarket buying process with a look at how the aftermarket contributes to the lifestyle of RVers. These RVers were the decision-makers for purchase, service, and maintenance of their RVs, and had made an aftermarket purchase in the past two years. One of the critical areas focused on by researchers was discerning the primary reasons RVers go shopping or make a purchase. Members may access the full executive summary here. 

Industry Profile

This comprehensive annual report provides a detailed look at RV wholesale production for the most recent ten-year period. It provides data on market percentages by size and type of vehicles; regional, state and provincial deliveries to dealers; and, wholesale and retail dollar volume of shipments. An analysis of the year's RV production as it relates to the nation's overall economy is also presented. 

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RVs Move America!

The RV Industry Association conducted an economic impact study in 2019 to measure the impact the RV economy has on jobs, wages, taxes and spending. The study revealed that the RV industry had an overall economic impact to the US economy of $114 billion, supporting nearly 600,000 jobs, contributing more than $32 billion in wages and paying over $12 billion in federal, state, and local taxes. Use the interactive economic contributions map to view the economic impact the RV industry has in your state or congressional district.

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Year in Review

View the Year in Review video for a glance at the RV Industry highlights from 2018. Last year was a profound year of both change and progress at the RV Industry Association. We completed several major strategic initiatives and achieved new milestones for our members.

Family Vacation Cost Comparison

A new study conducted by CBRE Hotels Advisory Group compares the cost of eight of the most popular vacation types using a hypothetical family of four, consisting of two adults and two children. The study determined that RV vacations are by far the most economical – on average 27% to 62% less expensive on a per day basis compared to other vacation options analyzed. 

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RV Road Signs Quarterly Report

View the latest quarterly report and forecasts on the RV industry in Road Signs. Research is generated on behalf of the RV Industry Association by Dr. Richard Curtin, Director of the Surveys of Consumers at the University of Michigan. He has been researching the RV market since 1979 and uses data collected by the RV Industry Association to forecast popular trends, sales projections and anticipated growth. 

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