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

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    ETC: Innovative trailer concept inspired by USB drive [w/video]
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    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 ...

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    Official: ActionCamper turns your four-door Jeep Wrangler into an off-road RV for two
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    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 ...

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    Teal Camper brings modularity to the outdoors
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    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 ...

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    Motorsports: This is why LeMons is the best race series
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    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 ...

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    The Doubleback fits a big RV into a small space
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    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 ...

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    Toyota Prius camper conversion has us charging for the woods
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    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 ...

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    Confirmed: Volkswagen Type 2 returns to Europe via Brazil
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    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. How is that possible? Well, while the buses went out of production ...

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    Video: The aquatic camper we've been waiting for
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    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 ...

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    Official: Volkswagen teams up with Berghaus on special edition California camper van
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    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 ...

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    Volkswagen Camper Van is back... in tent form
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    Fancy a camping trip? You could go out into the wilderness and pitch a tent, or you could take a van like an original Volkswagen bus and enjoy the great outdoors through its windows. But if both of these sound enticing, there's a third option: the Volkswagen Camper Van tent. Yep. Officially ...

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    Review: 2011 Airstream Avenue
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    A Deluxe Apartment On The Move

    2011 Airstream Avenue – Click above for high-res image gallery
    This is the time of year when you can't help but realize that you've been tucked away in an office while the desk calendar has been the only one getting a workout. It's time to look at a map ...

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    Review: Jeep Extreme Trail Edition Camper
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    Treads Where No Pop-Up Has Tread Before

    Jeep Extreme Trail Edition Camper – Click above for high-res image gallery
    All that stood between us and our chosen camping spot was 100 yards of loose rock – Precambrian granite that formed slippery masses of pebbles and shards, which ranged ...

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    Volkswagen Amarok camper conversion ready for adventure
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    Volkwagen Amarok with Bimobil camper – Click above for image gallery
    If you had your heart set on a Volkswagen Amarok before the company made it clear that the truck wasn't heading to North America, prepare to have your wounds lightly salted. A company by the name of Bimobil has gone ...

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    Video: How to turn a caravan into a fixed abode
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    How not to get your camper unstuck – Click above watch the video after the break
    The caravan you see above is stuck betwixt the two walls. We don't know how they got it in there, if they couldn't get it out – nevertheless, the reality on the ground is that it wouldn't come up. One ...

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    Recession Vacation: bike-pulled camper built from salvage
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    Paul Elkins' homemade bike-towed camper - Click for hi-res gallery
    Designed with an eye toward post-apocalyptic living, Paul Elkins whipped up this trailer to pull behind his bicycle at the Burning Man festival. It's 100 pounds of home away from home, built from aluminum tubing reclaimed from a ...

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    VW Caravelle, California and Transporter get Golf nosejobs, head for Frankfurt
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    Volkswagen Caravelle and Transporter - click above image for high-res gallery
    Some of us enthusiast types are still upset that Volkswagen never released the retro-futuristic new Bus first seen back in 2001. Looking backwards with 20-20 vision, perhaps the conceptual Bus was a little too slavish ...

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    Track Trailer Tvan world's beefiest camper trailer
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    Click above for more images of the Track Tvan If you're one of those take-no-prisoners off-road types, then we've found the perfect camper trailer for you. It's called the Tvan, and it's made by Track Trailer. The company, Australian-based and located outside Melbourne, has been in business since ...

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    Spirit of the VW Camper van goes Element-al
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    click above for more pics of the Ursa Minor ECamperThe family vacation just hasn't been the same since the ubiquity of the Westfalia Camper and the VW Type2 as a family vehicle, both of which have been toppled by the rise of the minivan. There have been Westys since VW went mostly conventional with ...

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    No, really? Top Gear admits that the caravan fire was a hoax
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    The BBC has had to admit that the "caravan fire" that concluded last season's special look at trailer life was staged. While most viewers might have figured out that Jezza and the gang had started the fire intentionally for comedic effect, enough people apparently thought the fire was real that the ...

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