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Yacht-Inspired Caravisio—The RV of the Future

Yacht-Inspired Caravisio—The RV of the Future

October 29, 2013 by · 1 Comment 

Citing declining registration numbers for caravans in Europe, German manufacturer Knaus Tabbert GmbH decided to rethink camper design by initiating the “Caravisio-The Caravan of the Future” project as an approach to the problem and to provoke thought. The Caravisio reflects a collective vision of what may be technologically possible in the future. Based on both […]

Sustainability at Rest: a Revolutionary RV Concept

Sustainability at Rest: a Revolutionary RV Concept

September 21, 2013 by · 1 Comment 

Sarasota, Florida-based ROBRADY Designs plans to transform the recreational vehicle from a lumbering fuel-guzzler into a lean, green ecologically sustainable luxurious machine. The first step in attempting to take the idea of sustainability and green RVing to a whole new level was to slim down the motorhome and thereby increasing fuel efficiency and consumer accessibility […]

Take Camping to a Whole New Level

Take Camping to a Whole New Level

September 2, 2013 by · 2 Comments 

Forget about soggy sleeping bags and competing with rocks and debris on the cold, hard ground on your next camping trip. Take your camping to a whole new level and be inspired by the tranquil calmness you will find when you hang out in the trees! Tentsile was conceived as a range of portable treehouses, […]

Cramper Van: Mini-House on Wheels

Cramper Van: Mini-House on Wheels

July 6, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Dubbed the Cramper Van, the world’s smallest, lightest RV can seat up to four close friends in a pinch although one of the seats folds down over the two-ring hob and sink. The invention of custom car fanatic Andy Saunders, owner of Kampers Kars in Poole, Dorset, Cramper Van is a mash-up of an old […]

Is Earthbound’s Future in Doubt?

Is Earthbound’s Future in Doubt?

October 24, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

Marion, Indiana-based Earthbound Recreational Vehicles LLC shut down production at its factory about six weeks ago. Previously, the factory had been running “smaller” production for three months with 15 employees, reduced from around 50 earlier in the year, according to Earthbound President Charles Hoefer. The City of Marion backed a $2 million bond with county […]

Grand Strand RV Park Offers EV Plug-Ins

Grand Strand RV Park Offers EV Plug-Ins

July 15, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Several months ago I reported that a handful of RV parks along the East and West Coast offer their 50-amp, 240-volt electric pedestals to electric vehicle (EV) owners in need of a refueling stop. The first EV charging station along the Grand Strand and the coastal Carolinas recently opened (June 22) at Ocean Lakes Family […]

Yes Virginia, There is NO Free Lunch

Yes Virginia, There is NO Free Lunch

June 5, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

Electric cars have arrived, and they’ve brought with them a social dilemma. American roads are maintained largely—and quite poorly—through the gas tax, a user fee that owners of electric vehicles (EVs)—with no need to stop at the pump—will avoid. If you don’t buy gas, you don’t have to pay the gas tax, right? That’s a […]

Santa Fe Skies Solar Power Project

Santa Fe Skies Solar Power Project

April 8, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Santa Fe Skies is an 11-year-old family built, owned, and operated RV Park overlooking the beautiful mountains of Santa Fe, New Mexico. This “Big Rig friendly” park offers 20/30/50 amp electric service to all 98 sites. This has allowed the park to remain up to date with the power requirements of the modern recreational vehicle. […]