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How we got to who we are today

An insight in a brand history of 50 years.

From the past directly to the future. The KNAUS Schwalbennest seeks to fulfil holiday dreams. KNAUS has for nearly 30 years motorhomes and ist by now KNAUS is one of the most successful brand of the industry. But we don´t forget our roots. The first KNAUS motorhome KNAUS SKY TRAVELLER is still in our range. 

1960

The roll out of the successful history continues. Helmut Knaus established KNAUS in Marktbreit in franc.

 

1970

Time for higher capacities and a new headquarter. Our main factory arises.

 

1973

The reward for his courage and pioneer spirit. Helmut Knaus receives the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany.

 

1988

The TRAVELLER is the first KNAUS motorhome and in Promobil the “motorhome of the year“.

 

1996

With the Travel‐Liner we have a new integrated motorhome in our range. With great success.

 

2004

The SUN TI with its large panoramic roof is a great inspiration for a brand‐new type of vehicle.

 

2006

Successful cooperation with ADAC: Germany's biggest renter network arises.

 

2010

50 years has passed. In the meanwhile KNAUS is one of the most successful producer of leisure vehicles.

 

2012

The SKY I introduce a new generation of integrated motorhomes and inspire in matters of function and design.

 

2013

Another great jubilee: We celebrate 25 very successful years of KNAUS motorhomes.

 

2015

After a few years without liners we are back in luxury segment with our new KNAUS SUN I.

 

2016

Germany's best selling partial integrated comes from our company and takes off revised in the new model year.