Caravanning Industry Stays on Track to Set New Records
After a very successful year 2016, the first quarter of 2017 shows a strong plus of 5.9 percent (14,351 units) in leisure vehicle registrations. In March 2017, the leisure vehicle registrations once again exceeded the results of the previous year by excellent 7.5 percent (8,878 units).
Despite the sensational growth of the motor caravan registrations in the first quarter of 2016 (24.1 percent), the Caravanning Industry once again managed to break this record. With a superb increase of 4.6 percent, 9,272 motor caravans were newly registered from January to March 2017. Also, the registrations for March marked another all-time best – with a plus of 4.8 percent (5,709 units).
The caravans gained the best first quarter since 2001 – with a fantastic growth of 8.2 percent (5,079 units). In March, the caravan registrations even showed double-digit growth with outstanding 12.8 percent (3,169 units) – the best result in the past 15 years.