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Polaris, Thor Industries boost RV production as ‘unprecedented demand’ weighs on inventories

September 29, 2020


With more Americans spending time in the great outdoors amid the coronavirus pandemic, the trend has lead to a glut in inventory at recreational vehicle dealerships.

Polaris and Thor Industries, two recreational vehicle manufacturers with more than $5 billion in value on the stock market, are both bolstering their operations to respond to unprecedented consumer demand in the industry.

Both companies are reporting having the lowest number of rec vehicles, like boats, motorhomes and four-wheelers, on hand in decades as new consumers seeking new ways to spend the time with restrictions on gathering and other activities in place across the country.

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