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Recreational Vehicles - Demand and Sales Forecasts, Market Share, Market Size, Market Leaders

Recreational Vehicles - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends

The US recreational vehicle (RV) market is forecast to increase 4.8 percent annually to $10.7 billion in 2017. Travel trailers will remain the largest product category, while motor homes and campers and camping trailers will be the fastest growing. The South and West regions will continue to lead sales and account for over three-quarters of all US demand.

This study analyzes the $8.5 billion US RV industry. It presents historical demand data for 2002, 2007 and 2012, and forecasts for 2017 and 2022 by product (e.g., travel trailers, motor homes, conversion vehicles, campers and camping trailers) and regional market (e.g., Northeast, Midwest, South , West).

The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 28 industry players, including Thor, Forest River and Winnebago.

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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

MARKET ENVIRONMENT

General

Macroeconomic Outlook

Demographic Trends

Consumer Trends

Personal Income & Expenditure Patterns

Recreational & Leisure Expenditures

Consumer Financing

Recreational Vehicle Consumer Profile

Recreational Vehicle Retail Environment

Pricing Patterns

Historical Market Trends

Recreational Vehicle Stock

World Recreational Vehicle Market

Canada

Western Europe

Asia/Pacific

Rest of World

US Foreign Trade

Exports

Imports

Trade by Product

MATERIALS

General

Engine Type

Gasoline

Diesel

Exterior Construction Materials

Wood

Aluminum

Fiberglass

Composites

Steel

Other

Chassis

Technology

PRODUCTS

Supply & Demand

Demand by Product

Travel Trailers

Demand by Type

Conventional Travel Trailers

Fifth-Wheel Travel Trailers

Producers & Market Share

Motor Homes

Demand by Type

Class A Motor Homes

Class B Motor Homes

Class C Motor Homes

Producers & Market Share

Conversion Vehicles

Demand by Value & Unit

Conversion Costs

Producers

Campers & Camping Trailers

Demand by Type

Folding Camping Trailers

Truck Campers

Producers & Market Share

Accessories

Navigation & Electronic

Other Separately Sold Components

REGIONS

General

Regional Demographic & Economic Trends

Regional Population Outlook

Regional Economic Outlook

Demand by Region

Northeast

New England

Middle Atlantic

Midwest

East North Central

West North Central

South

South Atlantic

East South Central

West South Central

West

Mountain

Pacific

INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

General

Industry Composition

Market Share

Competitive Strategies

Product Development

Manufacturing

Technology Trends

Regional Concentration

Marketing

Brand Awareness & Loyalty Marketing

Lifestyle Marketing

Channels of Distribution

Mergers & Acquisitions

Cooperative Agreements

Company Profiles

Airstream, see Thor Industries

Aliner, see Columbia Northwest

Allied Specialty Vehicles Incorporated

Amadas Coach Corporation

American Coach, see Allied Specialty Vehicles

Berkshire Hathaway Incorporated

Breckenridge, see Thor Industries

Coachmen RV, see Berkshire Hathaway

Columbia Northwest Incorporated

Crossroads RV, see Thor Industries

Drew Industries Incorporated

Dutchmen Manufacturing, see Thor Industries

Dynamax, see Berkshire Hathaway

Entegra Coach, see Jayco

EverGreen Recreational Vehicles LLC

Explorer Van Company

Fairmont Homes Incorporated

Featherlite Coaches, see Amadas Coach

Featherlite Incorporated, see Universal Trailer

Fleetwood RV, see Allied Specialty Vehicles

Forest River, see Berkshire Hathaway

Foretravel Incorporated

Garmin Limited

Gulf Stream Coach, see Fairmont Homes

Haulmark Incorporated, see Universal Trailer

Haulmark Motorcoach, see Universal Trailer

Heartland Recreational Vehicles, see Thor Industries

Jayco Incorporated

Keystone RV, see Thor Industries

Kinro Manufacturing, see Drew Industries

Lance Camper Manufacturing Corporation

Lippert Components, see Drew Industries

Navistar International Corporation

Newmar Corporation

NuWa Industries Incorporated

Palomino RV, see Berkshire Hathaway

Pleasure-Way Industries Limited

Rear View Safety Incorporated

Rexhall Industries Incorporated

Roadtrek Motorhomes Incorporated

Shasta RV, see Berkshire Hathaway

Sherrod Vans Incorporated

Skyline Corporation

Starcraft RV, see Jayco

Tadibrothers LLC

Thor Industries Incorporated

Tiffin Motorhomes Incorporated

Timeless Travel Trailers LLC

Universal Trailer Corporation

Van Specialties Incorporated

Wells Cargo, see Universal Trailer

Winnebago Industries Incorporated

Other Companies in the Recreational Vehicle Industry


List of Tables

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Summary Table

MARKET ENVIRONMENT

Macroeconomic Indicators

Population & Households

Personal Consumption Expenditures

Recreation & Leisure Expenditures

Consumer Financing Environment, 2002-2012

Recreational Vehicle Retail Sales

Recreational Vehicle Pricing

Recreational Vehicle Market, 2002-2012

Recreational Vehicles in Use

Recreational Vehicles Foreign Trade

MATERIALS

Self-Propelled Recreational Vehicle Demand by Engine Type

PRODUCTS

Recreational Vehicle Supply & Demand

Recreational Vehicle Demand by Product

Travel Trailer Supply & Demand

Travel Trailer Demand by Type

Conventional Travel Trailer Demand

Fifth-Wheel Travel Trailer Demand

Motor Home Supply & Demand

Motor Home Demand by Type

Class A Motor Home Demand

Class B Motor Home Demand

Class C Motor Home Demand

Conversion Vehicle Supply & Demand

Conversion Vehicle Deman by Value & Unit

Camper & Camping Trailer Supply & Demand

Camper & Camping Trailer Demand by Type

Folding Camper Trailer Demand

Truck Camper Demand

Recreational Vehicle Accessory Supply & Demand

REGIONS

Population by Region

Gross Domestic Product by Region

Recreational Vehicle Demand by Region

Northeas Recreational Vehicle Demand

New England Recreational Vehicle Demand

Middle Atlantic Recreational Vehicle Demand

Midwest Recreational Vehicle Demand

East North Central Recreational Vehicle Demand

West North Central Recreational Vehicle Demand

South Recreational Vehicle Demand

South Atlantic Recreational Vehicle Demand

East South Central Recreational Vehicle Demand

West South Central Recreational Vehicle Demand

West Recreational Vehicle Demand

Mountain Recreational Vehicle Demand

Pacific Recreational Vehicle Demand

INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

US Recreational Vehicle Sales by Company, 2012

Selected Acquisitions & Divestitures


List of Charts

MARKET ENVIRONMENT

Recreational Vehicle Market, 2002-2012

Recreational Vehicle Exports by Destination, 2012

Recreational Vehicle Imports by Source, 2012

Recreational Vehicle Exports by Product, 2012

Recreational Vehicle Imports by Product, 2012

PRODUCTS

Recreational Vehicle Demand by Product, 2012

Travel Trailer Market Share, 2012

Motor Home Market Share, 2012

Camper & Camping Trailer Market Share, 2012

REGIONS

Recreational Vehicle Demand by Region, 2012

INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

Recreational Vehicle Market Share, 2012


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