Recreational Vehicles: United States

This report forecasts US recreational vehicle (RV) demand and shipments in US dollars at the manufacturers' level to 2017. Total demand is segmented by product in terms of travel trailers, motor homes, conversion vehicles, and campers and camping trailers. Total demand is also segmented by region as follows: South, West, Midwest, and Northeast.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand is provided in an annual series from 2002 to 2012; shipments and the various demand segments are reported at five-year intervals for 2007 and 2012. An Industry Overview section defines products and regions, discusses market drivers and constraints, and provides pertinent background on accessories, trade, and technology and product development.

A Demand Forecasts section assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each product and regional segment over the forecast period.

Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing to serve the US market. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 26-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.

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