Export

The demand for leisure vehicles in Germany is racing from record to record. Exports are also rising steadily.

German-made motor caravans and caravans in high demand outside of Germany

The demand for German-made motor caravans and caravans remains high in other European markets as well. Despite a 6.2 percent decline in exports, coming on the heels of five consecutive years of sales growth, the 51,330 motor caravans and caravans exported by German manufacturers in 2019 are still an excellent result. The lower sales figures are mainly attributable to the developments in the UK and Swedish markets, which in aggregate are negative.

Export caravans

As for caravans, 22.906 units were exported – a decline of 10.0 percent, which came on the heels of a very strong 2018 and five consecutive years of sales growth. These circumstances notwithstanding, nearly half (43.1 percent) of German-made caravans were exported.
Source: CIVD surveys and surveys by the Federal Statistics Office, Wiesbaden

Export motor caravans

A total of 29,545 German-made motor caravans were exported in 2019. And while this represents a 4.0 ravanning industry. The export quota also showed a slight decline, to 40.1 percent.
CIVD surveys and surveys by the Federal Statistics Office, Wiesbaden
Production The production level of caravans and motorhomes is higher than ever before. Find out more
Number in Use The increased demand for recreational vehicles has had a significant impact on the positive development of the portfolio. Find out more
Export The demand for leisure vehicles in Germany is racing from record to record. Exports are also rising steadily. Find out more
New registrations Ever growing numbers of Germans are opting for vacation with motor caravans and caravans. Find out more