New registrations

Ever growing numbers of Germans are opting for vacation with motor caravans and caravans.

Over 100,000 New Leisure Vehicles Registered for the First Time

Caravanning is the holiday trend of 2020 in Germany. Never before have more Germans travelled with motor caravans and caravans, as last year’s new registration figures show. In the past twelve months, 107,203 new recreational vehicles were registered in the Federal Republic. This corresponds to an outstanding increase of 32.6 percent compared to 2019. For the first time ever, the 100,000 mark for new registrations was surpassed – and that after a corona-related slump in the spring. 2020 is already the fourth record year and the seventh growth year in a row for the caravanning industry in Germany.
Source: CIVD analysis of the figures published by the Federal Motor Vehicle Office

Caravan registrations with best result in over 25 years

Caravan registrations also recorded a more than respectable result despite the pandemic-related slump in the spring and a sharp decline in economic output in 2020. A total of 29,148 vehicles were registered between January and December – the highest number since 1994. The 8.2 per cent increase represents the seventh consecutive annual rise.
Source: CIVD analysis of the figures published by the Federal Motor Vehicle Office

A decade of records - over 78,000 new motor caravans registered

A new record every year – that sums up the past decade in the motor caravan market. In 2020, too, new motor caravan registrations reached a new record of 78,055 vehicles. Compared to the previous year, this means an outstanding growth of 44.8 percent. In the past three years alone, new motor caravan registrations have almost doubled.
Source: CIVD analysis of the figures published by the Federal Motor Vehicle Office
Production The production level of caravans and motorhomes is higher than ever before. 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
Number in Use The increased demand for recreational vehicles has had a significant impact on the positive development of the portfolio. Find out more
European Market Caravanning is the trend throughout Europe and new registrations of leisure vehicles are rising. Find out more