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                                                                                                                                               Year-over-year Canadian motorhome sales gained 10% in July and edged up 1.6% for the first seven months, according to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc.

Forest River Inc. was the Canadian motorhome sales leader year-to-date, capturing a 35.3% market share, followed by Thor Industries Inc. (19.1%) and Winnebago Industries Inc. (16.8%).

July Class A registrations were down 6.3% while year-to-date sales grew 5.7%. Forest River was No. 1 through July with a 23.2% market share, ahead of Thor (20.1%) and Fleetwood RV Inc. (17.2%).

In the Class C segment, July sales increased 25.8% from a year ago, but slipped 1.3% for the seven months. Forest River led the category with a 44.4% share followed by Thor (18.3%) and Winnebago (18%).

To subscribe to this or other SSI reports, contact Scott Stropkai, national RV sales manager, at (616) 281-9898 ext. 128, or (616) 901-8335 (cell).