The first quarter of 2017, with a strong increase of 5.9 per cent (14,351 units) in the recreation vehicle registrations, is correlating to the peak results of the past year.
The month of March also surpassed the prior-year figure by an excellent 7.5% value (8,878 units). In the first quarter of the year, new registrations for mobile home vehicles achieved a new registration record. Despite the enormous growth in the first quarter of 2016 (24.1 per cent), the caravaning industry still managed a new record this year.
With a very good increase of 4.6 per cent, 9,272 travel trailers were registered again from January to March. In March, new registrations also posted a new record of 4.8 per cent (5,709 units).
In the first three months of the year, the caravans increased by 8.2 per cent (5,079 units). This marks up the best quarter in this segment since 2002. In March, caravan car registrations grew by an excellent 12.8 per cent. In total 3,169 units were newly registered in March – as many as 15 years ago.
“After the brilliant start of the previous year, the expectations were high – and yet the caravaning industry was able to keep up. We see the renewed increase in new registrations as a very positive signal for the upcoming season.
The double-digit growth of caravans in March is particularly pleasing to us”, so
Daniel Onggowinarso, Managing Director of Caravaning Industrieverband e.V. (CIVD).
further information: to the website of CIVD (english)