Flax-skinned Cupra off-road e-racer has hardened look, softened impact

Cupra is preparing to get dirty in as clean a way as possible. Not only is its all-new Tavascan Extreme E Concept motivated by pure electric power, but it incorporates components and solutions designed to be flexible, adaptable and sustainable. Flax-fi… Continue reading Flax-skinned Cupra off-road e-racer has hardened look, softened impact

The G-Wagen becomes an E-Wagen: Mercedes reveals Concept EQG

Everyone’s favorite small block of flats on wheels will be going battery-electric. Mercedes-Benz has released a new Concept EQG, a “near-production study” on what an electric G-Wagen will look like, without losing its off-road capabilities.Continue Rea… Continue reading The G-Wagen becomes an E-Wagen: Mercedes reveals Concept EQG

Zeus and SylvanSport team on 400-mile electric off-road adventure RV

With established automakers and EV startups preparing electric trucks and vans for launch, the dawn of the electric camper age is fast approaching. The Rivian R1T camper truck should soon be roaming campgrounds and forest roads, and now we have a first… Continue reading Zeus and SylvanSport team on 400-mile electric off-road adventure RV

Flip-open pickup camper is a truckable vault of off-grid adventure

Overland startup Skinny Guy Campers is aiming to reinvent self-sufficient off-grid camping with a light, low-profile pickup truck solution. Its flip-open pickup-back tent has some of the lightweight simplicity of a pickup topper, an available equipment… Continue reading Flip-open pickup camper is a truckable vault of off-grid adventure

Hatchet hacks Jeep Wrangler into pop-top overland micro-camper

Colorado’s Hatchet Overland is preparing to enter the fray of go-anywhere micro-RVs built directly into the world’s most capable 4x4s. Its lightweight Jeep Wrangler pop-up adds less than a foot of ride height, sets up in a minute flat, and pops up and … Continue reading Hatchet hacks Jeep Wrangler into pop-top overland micro-camper

Review: 2021 Ford Bronco Sport surprises on road and off

When Ford announced the new Bronco models, the focus was largely on the big SUV variants of the rig, made to compete directly with Jeep’s Wrangler series. The Bronco Sport, though largely overlooked, is a solid off-roader, winning the X-class of the Re… Continue reading Review: 2021 Ford Bronco Sport surprises on road and off

Ford perfects Nugget Plus camper van with Raptor-inspired “Trail” spec

As much as American wanderers lust over the VW California, many European camper van models are even more impressive. The Westfalia-converted Ford Nugget family resides at the top of our list, especially when we’re talking about the “Plus” model with ba… Continue reading Ford perfects Nugget Plus camper van with Raptor-inspired “Trail” spec

Tready robot uses treaded flippers to overcome obstacles

When it comes to robots designed for traversing rough terrain, there are typically treaded and legged models. The new Tready robot, however, combines the best of both approaches, by utilizing its four treaded “flippers.”Continue ReadingCategory: Roboti… Continue reading Tready robot uses treaded flippers to overcome obstacles

Tacoma camper rig brings Aussie-size off-grid capability to US outback

With 40 years of experience in overland RV electrical components, Redarc is a powerful brand name in Australia, relied upon by off-grid specialists like Patriot Camper and Terra Trek. It’s much newer to the US scene but has already impressed with its h… Continue reading Tacoma camper rig brings Aussie-size off-grid capability to US outback