New Age Caravans

A New Age For Walkinshaw

The Walkinshaw Group has taken ownership of New Age Caravans. The Walkinshaw name is known for its association with Holden Special Vehicles, as well as V8 Supercar team Walkinshaw Andretti United.  “We are excited about our...

Caravan Roll Over: The Facts

Caravans and their tow vehicles rarely jack-knife and roll over. But when they do, the consequences are severe. While countless ‘explanations’ are rife, the cause has long been known. It is not how rigs behave...
jurgens

Jurgens Australia Rolls On

Jurgens Australia remains operational. That’s the message from company director Paul Kyriacou, following the mid-March closure of the Pakenham, Vic, factory. The gates were chained and locked shut, with a notice lease termination notice fixed to...
Francois Peron National Park

Picture-Perfect Francois Peron National Park

The Shark Bay World Heritage Area encloses some of Australia’s most stunning and important natural highlights. Protected to the east by the mainland and to the west by Dirk Hartog Island and a handful...
hybrid

World First: Hybrid-Drive Caravan System

Australian technology startup OzXCorp has developed the world’s first hybrid drive technology for a recreational vehicle. The system was publicly launched at this year’s Victorian Caravan, Camping and Touring Supershow. OzXCorp founder Andrew Huett said...
BRS Offroadvideo

Review: BRS Offroad Pursuit Platinum

There are camper trailers. And then there are camper trailers. Emphasis on the word ‘camper’. You see, the BRS Pursuit Platinum, the top-end rig in the Pursuit line-up that’s built in Newcastle, NSW, is...
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Review: Malibu Caravans Escape

The Tango Escape is now the Malibu Caravans Escape. It’s still an Escape, and it’s still all about the escape. Until recently, this range of vans was built for Tango Caravans, a small outfit in...
Nova Caravansvideo

Review: Nova Caravans Terra Sportz Offroader

In 2012, Nova Caravans released its first offroad caravan, taking this writer by surprise. Nova, you see, had long been known as a reputable builder of highway cruisers and I’d assumed at the time...
Winnebago Caravansvideo

Review: Winnebago Caravans Mossman X-Country

There are two kinds of surprises: the pleasant ones, and the ones that leave a bad taste. It had been, I’m embarrassed to write, a number of years since I had taken a really good...
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Caught napping!

I was getting ready to do the washing when a ping told me I had an email. Oh dear – it was the editor asking for my column and I hadn't written a word! So...