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Recreational vehicle popular in China

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Added On March 21, 2017

Recreational Vehicles have become the new trend in China. Recently, more than 100 RV enthusiasts gathered in China’s Tianjin to showcase their vehicles. 
 
SOUNDBITE (CHINESE): WANGKAI, GENERAL MANAGER OF RV CLUB
With the increasing focus on RV business, and promotion on RV campground, as well as the policy support fro RV production and sales, more and more people get to know about touring cars. 
 
Wang Kai said that after two years of development, his RV club has attracted nearly a thousand members, 25% of which are private RV owners. 
 
At present, the price of an entry-level car is over ten million Yuan, with rental prices at 800 to 1500 Yuan per day. Some car rental agencies provide drivers for free. Increasingly, RV is gaining popularity among young people. 
 
SOUNDBITE (CHINESE): MR. ZHOU, RV ENTHUSIAST
This is a new type of culture. The generation after 80s and 90s are more willingly to accept these things. 
 

China’s National Tourism Administration said the total holdings of RV are about 6000 vehicles, 80% of which are self-propelled RV, indicating explosive growth.