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32World's first all carbon-fiber RV is black, green and super slick [w/video]

Carbon fiber is becoming more and more prevalent on production vehicles – look no further than the BMW i3 – but a new company headquartered in Speedway, IN, is taking the ultra-light material to the next level. Soon you will be able to order a 35-foot-long, tow-behind RV made from a carbon-fiber monocoque chassis and body. The company behind it is called Global Caravan Technologies, and it recently revealed the production-ready prototype of its CR-1 trailer.

2TRANSLOGIC 133: Unicat Terracross Expedition Vehicle

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21Innovative trailer concept inspired by USB drive [w/video]

When it comes to camping, Americans tend to either rough it with tents or go for broke in massive bus-size recreational vehicles. Down in Australia and New Zealand, the caravan reigns supreme. Not to be confused with the Dodge minivan offering, caravans provide humble accommodations for vacationing, but they can be pulled by much smaller vehicles than, say, a fullsize Airstream trailer.

33ActionCamper turns your four-door Jeep Wrangler into an off-road RV for two

The Jeep Wrangler is already one of the best off-road vehicles on the market, but Thaler Design will help turn your Wrangler Unlimited into the ultimate off-road RV with its ActionCamper kit. The Austrian company adds a fiberglass camper shell featuring a pop-up soft top with enough space for a two-person weekend adventure. Even better, the top is removable (with very heavy lifting required) and it only adds a net 440 pounds to the Wrangler's curb weight after components such as the factory top,

26Teal Camper brings modularity to the outdoors

After Lawrence Drake gave up his pickup truck for a Chevrolet HHR, he wanted a camping shelter more hardy than a tent. The trick? Finding a solution that was in line with the HHR's 1,000-pound tow capacity. He found it when he designed the Teal Camper, a modular enclosure that fits on a four-by-eight trailer and weighs just 630 pounds empty, including the trailer.

9This is why LeMons is the best race series

This weekend, Audi marked the competition debut of its latest R18 race cars at the second round of the World Endurance Championship at Spa-Francorchamps. Yet the most spectacular race car running on any track this weekend was thousands of miles away at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in the 24 Hours of Lemons "Loudon Annoying" event taking place at the very same time.

37The Doubleback fits a big RV into a small space

We're big fans of the Volkswagen bus, from the original Type 2 and its descendants, to the Vanagon that replaced it, and even the front-drive Eurovan. While VW hasn't sold one of these in the U.S. since it discontinued the Eurovan in 2003, the rest of the world has enjoyed the Transporter T5 for the past decade. The VWs are immensely popular camper vans in Europe (especially those with pop-top roofs), and the novel Doubleback conversion shown above takes the formula to another level.

AddToyota Prius camper conversion has us charging for the woods

Love it or hate it, Toyota has done an impressive job with the Prius. What started as a single model has grown to a whole family, including the versatile new Prius V minivan. But for some even that won't prove enough space, so Japanese conversion outfit Campinn has developed this rather bizarre appendage for the standard Prius hatchback.

51Volkswagen Type 2 returns to Europe via Brazil

Volkswagen buyers in the Netherlands will soon have the opportunity to get their hands on a brand-new 2012 Volkswagen Type 2 Microbus. That's right, the original hippie van will be available brand-new in Holland as a 2012 model.

21The aquatic camper we've been waiting for

Behold the Sealander; Germany's take on go-anywhere camper. This little vessel is small and light enough to be towed by any modestly-powered CUV and features a fully-configurable interior. Inside, there's space for a four-person table, a kitchenette and a sleeping area, and there's even space outside for a deck. Why would you want a deck on your tiny camper? Because you'll need somewhere to stand when you take to the open seas in your home away from home. As its name suggests, the Sealander is c

16Volkswagen teams up with Berghaus on special edition California camper van

Volkswagen has a rich heritage when it comes to camper vans. But while the German automaker may only offer the Chrysler-built Routan in North America, overseas, it tends to that heritage quite closely, and for its latest model, Wolfsburg has partnered with outdoor outfitter Berghaus for the special edition you see here.

422011 Airstream Avenue

A Deluxe Apartment On The Move

49Review: Jeep Extreme Trail Edition Camper

Treads Where No Pop-Up Has Tread Before

20Volkswagen Amarok camper conversion ready for adventure

Volkwagen Amarok with Bimobil camper – Click above for image gallery

17Video: How to turn a caravan into a fixed abode

How not to get your camper unstuck – Click above watch the video after the break

12Spirit of the VW Camper van goes Element-al

click above for more pics of the Ursa Minor ECamper

15Think all RVs are eco-unfriendly? Try these Top 10 modern homes on wheels

Mobile homes, RVs, travel trailers, caravans, and campers are very green forms of housing because they are prefabricated and small. Mobile homes' assembly line construction uses less energy and creates less waste than regular home construction. Mobile homes are usually smaller and that means less energy to heat and cool. We figures there are many new modern designs for mobile homes you might have missed, so we compiled a list of the newest and the best in homes on wheels. Below the fold are the

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