Entries by Richard

Chronic RV Problems

I do worry about it. The overall reliability of our coach. I follow a number of forums online and every day I am reading about issues that people experience with their Newmar Class A motorcoaches. Silently, I hope that we don’t run into many of those issues. Issues that sideline travel plans, or, far worse, […]

Swift Kon-Tiki

I am on numerous RV mailing lists and from all over the world. One of them, Caravan Guard, an insurance company in the UK, passed me some information on Swift caravans. The Swift Kon-Tiki, pictured above, is a motorhome manufactured for the European market. The design of this motorhome, quite compact relative to the 40+ […]

It’s Official

Announcement Richard has announced his plans to retire in the third quarter of this year. Richard joined our company as Senior Vice-President and Chief Technology Officer in 2008. Over the past decade he has ably led our Information Technology division, tackling the myriad of issues that come with the rapid evolution of technological change and […]

Careful Where You Park That Motorcoach

Photos taken by the Charlton Police Department. I suspect the motorcoach was being serviced at O’Malley’s Truck and Auto Body, a business located somewhere in Massachusetts. The coach was parked in front of O’Malley’s when a car, exiting the parking lot of O’Malley’s, rammed right into the motorcoach with enough momentum to cause a fire. […]

Armadillo Trailer Manufacturing

This photo, from the Armadillo Trailer Manufacturing website, highlights the trend of very small, very lightweight, and affordable trailers for the RV market. Based out of British Columbia, Canada, Armadillo has been in the RV repair and manufacturing business for over 45 years. They clearly have a passion for the classic trailers of yesterday: Airstream, […]