WEINSBERG history

Always on the move!

Hardly no other brand as WEINSBERG combines tradition with progress – and an exciting history with impressive continuity. Today WEINSBERG finally returned to where the journey begun 50 years ago in a modified Fiat 238: In the hearts of many enthusiastic camping fans.

1912

Gustav Alt and Wilhelm Schuhmacher established the Karosseriewerke WEINSBERG in Baden‐Würtemberg in WEINSBERG and startet the production.

 

1938

The Company was sold to Fiat after fast growth and the cooperation with big automotive manufactures like BMW, Daimler Benz or Opel. After that the legendary Fiat 500 Toppolino was produced in Weinsberg.

 

1969

The first WEINSBERG‐Camper sees the light of the big holiday‐world. Based on a Fiat 328 a new Van was produced, which changed the brand´s profile and the travel habits of many German.

 

1970

Fiat decided to stop the passenger car production in Germany. The Karosseriewerke Weinsberg were passed on to a German trust company. However, the course was maintained: „Weinsberg – mobiles with profile‟ established itself with several models in the international camping maket.

 

1981

Weinsbergs strenthens the model strategy with the at that time brand new Fiat Ducato. The Alcove Meteor, the partially integrated Imperiale and the camping bus Cosmos shape the ambitious camping landscape.

 

1992

The caravan section of Karosseriewerke Weinsberg passes over to Tabbert industry AG in Mottgers. There the model range is switched over and the Cosmos was stopped. The luxurious Komet takes over his place in camping heaven.

 

2003

After the fusion of KNAUS and TABBERT, not only the owner of WEINSBERG changed: As an offroad specialist the brand gets a new unique coat – and with the spectacular 4wheel‐drive‐Alkoven LEV a impressive figurehead, too.

 

2008

In the new reconstituted Knaus Tabbert GmbH the brand WEINSBERG is realigned again: with a excellent price performance ration and an uncomplicated handling.

 

2010

A new caravan is born. The CaraOne – the first Caravan from WEINSBERG – combines modern design, great equipment and an overwhelming price‐performance ratio. The CaraOne is now one of the best‐selling caravans in its class.

 

2014

A milestone year in the history of WEINSBERG. The model range is completely revised and has been tripled in size: With the CaraLoft, the CaraHome and the CaraCompact, WEINSBERG is launching three motorhomes on the market that will inspire camping fans.

 

2016

The CaraOne is one of the most popular caravans on the market – and gets a brand‐new partner at its side: The CaraTwo shines with the many features of the CaraOne and adds calour to the model range with fresh designs and eye‐catching decors. A real eye‐catcher!

 

2017

WEINSBERG is finally back on the road to success with a new face and a versatile model range.

 

2019

The WEINSBERG CaraCore as the fist integrated motorhome completes the WEINSBERG fleet.

 

2019

50 years of CUV competence, no other WEINSBERG can imitate that so quickly. 1969 is the year in which WEINSBERG‐CUV started its triumphal march. 1969 ist the year of the true freedom movement.