For Immediate Release
Winnebago Industries Partners with CBS News' ''The Early Show'' on the Great American Vacation
FOREST CITY, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 5, 2006
--Winnebago Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WGO - News)
is teaming up with CBS News' "The Early Show" in their summer travel promotion - the Great American Vacation. Two 2007 Winnebago View motor homes will be provided by Winnebago Industries for the transportation of the Early Show staff as they drive across the country to award 16 unsuspecting lucky viewers with a surprise summer vacation.
2007 Winnebago View is shown with the custom CBS News' "The Early Show" graphics. Shown is the contemporary styling of the interior of the View. (Photo: Winnebago Industries, Inc.)
Boasting fuel economy of 17-19 miles per gallon, the 2007 Winnebago View provides the ultimate traveling experience with its innovative Dodge Sprinter cutaway chassis and 2.7L 5-cylinder turbo diesel Mercedes Benz engine that delivers excellent power along with great fuel efficiency.
"The Winnebago View is the perfect motor home for CBS News' 'The Early Show' to use for this promotion," said Roger Martin, Winnebago Industries vice president of sales and marketing. "Not only is the View eye catching, but its fuel economy is impressive. We're pleased to be part of this promotion and highlight our exciting View to the American public."
"We are very excited to be taking 'The Early Show' on the road across America this summer," said Steve Friedman, vice president of morning broadcasts for CBS News. "Winnebago is the perfect match for our cross-country tour and we are thrilled to have them on board."
Watch CBS News' "The Early Show" and look for the Winnebago View on Wednesdays and Fridays starting June 5.
About Winnebago Industries
Winnebago Industries, Inc. is the leading U.S. manufacturer of motor homes, self-contained recreation vehicles used primarily in leisure travel and outdoor recreation activities. The Company builds quality motor homes under the Winnebago and Itasca brand names with state-of-the-art computer-aided design and manufacturing systems on automotive-styled assembly lines. The Company's common stock is listed on the New York, Chicago and Pacific Stock Exchanges and traded under the symbol WGO. Options for the Company's common stock are traded on the Chicago Board Options Exchange. For access to Winnebago Industries' investor relations material, to add your name to an automatic email list for Company news releases or for information on a dollar-based stock investment service for the Company's stock, visit Investor Relations
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