Bi-fuel hybrid camper van drives 1,000 miles and camps on pure battery power

A safety cone-orange Mitsubishi 4x4 camper van would typically be showstopper enough for any motorhome expo booth, but Campers Scotland came out blazing from both hands at this month's Scottish Caravan, Motorhome & Holiday Home Show, where it also debuted the Eco Explorer. Less rugged but still a 4x4, the hybrid Eco Explorer offers low fuel consumption and a self-charging battery system to keep the lights on and cooktop firing. An LPG option gives it three drive-power sources and up to 1,000 miles (1,600 km) of range per fill-up, while a deconstructed kitchen and sliding rear bench make it a capable everyday driver. .. Continue Reading Bi-fuel hybrid camper van drives 1,000 miles and camps on pure battery power Category: Automotive Tags: Campervan Camping Hybrid LPG mini-campervan Motorhome Motorhomes Off-grid Outdoor Toyota Van

Bi-fuel hybrid camper van drives 1,000 miles and camps on pure battery power

A safety cone-orange Mitsubishi 4x4 camper van would typically be showstopper enough for any motorhome expo booth, but Campers Scotland came out blazing from both hands at this month's ...

Fri 22 Feb 19 from Gizmag

Volkswagen updates Bulli with all-electric power and serious digitization

The world is waiting patiently for the dawn of Volkswagen's electric era and, perhaps most of all, for the debut of the all-electric Bulli. Turns out, it doesn't have to wait as long ...

Fri 22 Feb 19 from Gizmag

Colorado shop cures wanderlust by turning minivans into cozy mini-campervans

We've been watching the rollout of a few innovative mini-campervans, but what we haven't seen much of are US campers based on actual minivans — minivan-campers, if you will. Colorado's ...

Wed 20 Feb 19 from Gizmag

Classic Volkswagen Bulli pop-top camper van built up to life size from Legos

One of the world's most beloved and iconic vehicles has gotten a modern refresh, of sorts. An all-new VW T2 camper van debuts this week in Germany, with a bit of a twist: it's made from ...

Mon 18 Feb 19 from Gizmag

Malibu adds a touch of grand touring to its latest camper van

The Malibu Charming GT camper van may not meet the traditional definition of a "GT," but the van does exemplify long-distance touring comfort better than most any true GT out there. ...

Sat 16 Feb 19 from Gizmag

Hyundai’s Nexo makes a case for fuel-cell SUVs

The future of hydrogen fuel cell cars is still in doubt. It all comes down to infrastructure and there aren't enough stations for most to even consider purchasing a vehicle ...

Tue 19 Feb 19 from Engadget

Nissan’s Recycled EV Batteries Power ‘Off-Grid’ Adventures

Nissan and OPUS Campers teamed up for a smart camping concept that uses second-life EV batteries to power “off-the-grid” adventures. Currently, going OTG requires a fossil-fuel generator ...

Tue 19 Feb 19 from Geek.com

Nissan’s old Leaf batteries can power this smart pop-up camper for one week

Nissan has turned its old Leaf batteries into an off-grid camping companion. The automaker’s Nissan Energy subsidiary worked with camper manufacturer Opus to create the ultimate “smart” ...

Tue 19 Feb 19 from TechCrunch

Nissan gives EV batteries a second life powering camping trailers

Once the batteries in electric cars are worn down beyond the point of being useful to the vehicle, something has to be done with them. Nissan has a novel solution that will help extend ...

Mon 18 Feb 19 from Engadget

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