Review: Toyota’s all-electric bZ4X suffers from an identity crisis

As Toyota’s first serious foray into electric vehicles, most of us expected the bZ4X to be ... well, something else. Instead, what we got was a confusingly-named station wagon crossover with a puzzling array of capabilities under a tall price tag.

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Two-story Redtail Skyloft camper lives its best van life … for $530K

Redtail Overland made a name for itself with a hard-walled pop-up rooftop tent ... with $20K+ price tag. Realizing the pricing math didn't work for an RTT, it has now integrated the hard-walled Skyloft into a luxurious $530K glamper van.

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Winnebago reenergizes Revel camper van for weeklong off-grid adventure

The Winnebago Revel camper van has been steadily evolving since its 2017 debut, and now Winnebago doubles down on its off-grid capability. The company multiplies the new van's battery and fresh water capacity for up to 7 days of off-grid autonomy.

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Renault’s latest electric panel van drives for 460 km per charge

Back in November last year, Renault announced that its Master commercial van family had moved into its fourth generation – which included an electric variant called the E-Tech. Now the company has confirmed per-charge range figures.

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Hyundai’s “Active Air Skirts” reduce highway drag by 2.8%

Hyundai has developed a new active aerodynamics system for electric vehicles, in the form of "active air skirts" ahead of the front wheels that can increase downforce and stability, while reducing drag and improving highway range.

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Westfalia reworks new Ford Transit Custom into Nugget-size mini-camper

While Westfalia Americas was busy this week with a US relaunch, the brand's German HQ was showing its own new products. The Club Joker Urban camper arrives as a small, versatile Ford Nugget alternative ready to escape into the open-skied yonder.

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Velozzi Hypercar will have a body boosted by spider silk

Spider silk is known to be one of nature's strongest and toughest materials. If everything works out, an alfalfa-produced synthetic version of the stuff will be used in the construction of the Velozzi Hypercar … only 100 of which will be made.

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Winnebago Ekko B+ camper van becomes a Mercedes Sprinter adventure rig

The original Winnebago Ekko debuted in 2020 as a rugged off-grid breed of Ford Transit adventure RV. Winnebago now grows the Ekko line with a Mercedes variant that promises even more all-terrain capability, more space and a few versatile extras.

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Disruptive “everything-by-wire” vehicle gets world-first certification

This humble-looking, street-certified electric truck represents a huge milestone in a radical effort to transform the automotive industry. It's the first vehicle ever certified with no mechanical connection between the controls and the chassis.

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CES 2024: Qualcomm AI Chip for Virtual and Mixed Reality Could Compete with Apple Vision Pro

At CES 2024 in Las Vegas, Qualcomm revealed its on-device AI for the Snapdragon XR2+ Gen 2 chip for virtual and mixed reality headsets. Then, during a Jan. 10 keynote,…

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