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1990 – The first Sportz Truck Tent is developed. Napier is one of the first companies to produce and market Truck Tents in North America.

1997 – GM launches Napier’s Truck Tents in the genuine GM Accessories program for Chevy & GMC  Full-Sized pickup trucks.

1999 – Ford USA launches Napier’s Truck Tents as genuine Ford Accessory.

2000 – Napier redesigns the Truck Tent to include awning and increased headroom.

2001 – Napier introduces Sportz SUV Tents to the market.

2002 – Napier designs a specific tent package for the Pontiac Aztek to help GM market the car to younger drivers and to complement their active outdoor lifestyle. GM includes the tent package in every Aztek sold. The tent package includes a vehicle tent and inflatable mattress, which allows the Aztek to double as a camper. The Aztek and camping package are featured on the show Survivor. Nissan US launches Napier’s Truck Tents in the genuine Nissan Accessories Program.

2005 – Napier redevelops the Sportz Truck Tent (55 Series)to include larger headroom and larger windows.

2008 – Jeep Canada features SUV Tent in national commercial.

2009 – Napier develops a custom SUV Tent for Honda to be distributed through Honda dealerships in North America.

2010 – Volkswagen launches Napier’s SUV Tent in genuine Volkswagen Accessories.

2011 – The redeveloped Sportz Truck Tent (57 Series) is launched. New features include rear access panel, increased side height and freestanding awning (does not requried to be pegged down). The redeveloped Sportz SUV Tents (82000 and 84000) are launched. Ford USA launches Napier’s SUV Tent (82000) as genuine Ford Accessory.

2013 – Napier launches the newest line, Backroadz. The Backroadz line features reasonably priced Truck Tents and SUV Tents.

2016 – Napier launches the custom Honda Ridgeline and Nissan Titan Truck Tents.

2017 – Napier launches the Sportz Cove– a compact awning to fit the back of SUVs.

2018 – Moved to new and improved office location.

2019 – Napier re-vamps and launches a new Backroadz Truck Tent line, the 19 Series. Also adding a Backroadz Camo version to the product assortment.

2020 – Napier launches the company’s first Rooftop Tent.

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