Friday, December 01, 2006

'Towable RV' named 2006 newsmaker of the year

"The U.S. recreational vehicle industry could be experiencing a sea of change as an upsurge in demand for towable recreational vehicles began in mid- 2005," said Goldenberg. "It grew to become a dominant industry trend in 2006 during a time when rising interest rates and fuel-price fluctuations chilled motorhome sales and Gulf Coast hurricane trade finally began to tail off."

As a result of these and related factors, from all appearances, there's a sense of austerity in the marketplace right now that has played into the shift from motorized to towable RV products.

So strong were trailer sales during 2006 that towables -- travel trailers, fifth-wheels, hybrids and folding camping trailers -- represented nearly nine out of every 10 units shipped through much of the year. Full Story...
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How to Buy an RV, Before you Buy it By Mark Polk

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