The caravanning industry is booming. With 17.580 motorhomes and Caravans never been so many camp-approved vehicles in the first three months of the year 2018. In comparison to the prior-year period, the market grew by a staggering 22 percent.
The largest part of the vehicles, namely 12.081 piece, was attributable to the mobile segment. Here, too, the first quarter of 2018, the best of all times. The exorbitant growth of 30 percent compared to the prior-year period is also impressive. Not so strong, the Caravans to the the result was plus eight percent. But 5.499 newly registered Caravans are here, too, the best first quarter since the year 2000.
"The caravanning industry continues its impressive growth in the new year. The all-time best value in new vehicle registrations in the first quarter supports our positive forecast for 2018," says Daniel Onggowinarso, managing Director of the Caravaning Industrie Verband e. V. (CVID). "We expect this year, with double-digit growth in both vehicle segments and, consequently, a new record result," said Onggowinarso.(sl)