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By: On: Wednesday October 28 2015

Winnebago Destination

Winnebago Towables has increased its market share in both travel trailer and fifth wheel sales for the month of August and the first eight months of the calendar year, according to a report from Statistical Surveys, Inc (SSI).

SSI reports that Winnebago travel trailer and fifth wheel retail registrations rose 30.2% through the first eight months of the year and 53% for the month of August. The industry as a while also saw growth with a 16.6% increase through the year and 9.6% in August.

By: On: Wednesday September 9 2015

Winnebago Era

Winnebago Industries, Inc. plans to bring a lineup of 2016 motorhomes and towables to “America’s Largest RV Show.”

Running Sept. 16-20 at the Giant Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania, the show will feature more than 50 Winnebago and Winnebago Touring Coach motorhomes and a full lineup of Winnebago travel trailers, fifth wheels and toy haulers. Every motorhome and towable product on display will be available for tours with select diesel motorhomes available to test drive.

By: On: Friday August 21 2015

Truma Combi

The Truma Combi furnace and water heater has caught the eye of Winnebago Industries and will now find its way into the Winnebago Travato 59G and 59K Class B motorhomes.

Truma says its combination of a forced air furnace with a water heater reduces space and weight. As well, Truma boasts that an efficient heat exchanger, along with elements such as tube-in-tube exhaust and intake, allows for over 90 percent efficiency, while the variable speed fan means near silent operation.

By: On: Wednesday August 12 2015

Winnebago Winnie Minnie Pink

Winnebago Towables plans to host an Open House showcasing its lineup of 2016 products on Sept. 22-24 at its facility in Middlebury, Ind.

Visitors will be able to check out everything in the Winnebago Towables lineup, including fifth wheels (Destination, Latitude and Voyage), travel trailers (Ultralight, Minnie and Micro Minnie), and toy haulers (Spyder and Scorpion).

By: On: Monday June 15 2015

Winnebago Travato

Winnebago Industries, Inc. has surged to become the top manufacturer in Class B van retail sales for the year, according to information released by Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI).

Through April 2015 year-to-date results released by SSI, Winnebago’s Class B touring coaches are the leaders in the category with a 30.6 percent market share.

By: On: Wednesday June 10 2015

Winnebago GoLife Calendar

Winnebago has unveiled its new GoLife calendar, which is designed to provide all of the information needed to plan your next travel adventure.

Located at WinnebagoLife.com/Events, the calendar offers a glimpse at planned RV rallies, shows, events, and tours nationwide. Information compiled is designed to give any recreational vehicle enthusiast a valuable resource to discover events and places to visit.

By: On: Thursday June 4 2015

Winnebago Travato Red Flame

Winnebago is displaying the Travato 59G at the GoPro Mountain Games June 4-9 in Vail, Colorado. The Travato, which Winnebago says is the perfect motorhome for outdoor enthusiasts, offers a rear bed that folds up for storing bikes and other outdoor accessories.

“We are excited to bring the Travato to this core group of outdoor enthusiasts,” says Russ Garfin, product manager. “We truly feel the Travato is the perfect fit for these games and we know we’ll impress many in attendance with this versatile basecamp.”

By: On: Tuesday May 12 2015

Winnebago Logo

Winnebago will help host Operation LZ, a welcome home event for Vietnam veterans in Forest City, Iowa.

The Winnebago Rally Grounds will serve as the host location for a traveling Vietnam Wall War Memorial display and other key activities associated with Operation LZ as well as onsite camping accommodations.

By: On: Tuesday May 5 2015

Winnebago Logo

Winnebago Towables has announced plans to expand its operations in Middlebury, Ind., creating up to 150 new jobs by 2019.

The company, which is a subsidiary of Forest City, Iowa-based Winnebago Industries, Inc. invested approximately $5.4 million in April to purchase four facilities in Middlebury that cover 277,330 square feet on its 31-acre campus, which was previously leased. The company plans to grow production at the facilities and also invest nearly $250,000 in equipment over the next few years to meet growing demand for the company’s line of Winnebago towable recreational vehicles (RVs).

By: On: Tuesday April 28 2015

Winnebago Outdoor Adventure Race

Winnebago Outdoor, the brand tasked with celebrating the Winnebago RV lifestyle, is the title sponsor of the Winnebago Outdoor Adventure Race.

The race is scheduled for June 6 and features canoe, bike and run portions. Participants will complete a 7 mile canoe or kayak race on the Winnebago River, bike 12 miles in a loop through Pilot Knob State Park and finish with a 5K race along the Hynes Spur Trail in Forest City, Iowa.

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    We have spent some time at RV shows and I can definitely undarstend the confusion. We have...
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