Winnebago Industries makes its Rialta line of motor homes using the front ends of Volkswagen vans. For years, Volkswagen sent the cabs with full chassis, and Winnebago scrapped everything behind the cab. Now, Volkswagen ships the two front ends back-to-back in a style called a Zugkopf pair. The new delivery configuration ended the wasteful practice of chopping off chassis rails, said Jim Jaskoviak, Winnebago vice president of sales and marketing. 'With this delivery method, some people can't tell if they are coming or going,' he said. Winnebago sells about 1,100 Rialta motor homes each year.
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