Next-gen range-boosting EV battery cathodes test mettle in race car

The race for a better li-ion battery cathode has many entities scrambling for just the right mix of materials. Johnson Matthey has an energy-dense formula it believes superior and will test it in the high-demand laboratory of electric car racing.

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“Solar house on wheels” completes epic European road trip

Last month, students from the Solar Team at TU Eindhoven announced plans to roll from the Netherlands to southern Spain in a solar-powered campervan. After a shaky start, the Stella Vita arrived in Tarifa on Friday afternoon.

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Extraordinary RV fuses Land Rover 4×4 toughness with Airstream style

Duckworth Overland has set out to meld two of the most recognizable products in land travel: the Land Rover Defender and the streamlined aluminum camper. The resulting "Aerover" has go-anywhere 4x4 grit and stylish coachbuilt living accommodations.

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Streifenwagen camper combines functionality, comfort and style

German designer Nils Holger Moormann has joined forces with Custom-Bus Camping Vans to launch the Streifenwagen, a campervan based on a VW T6.1 that boasts a minimalist interior brimming with functionality, space-oriented comfort, and style.

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Ford turns Expedition into a four-person concept adventure camper SUV

Overland builds from automakers tend to have an exterior focus, with mandatory 2-in suspension lifts, AT tires and, of course, obligatory X-Games jewelry. With the Expedition Off-Grid, Ford opens the doors and makes its large SUV a light camper van.

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Ford F-150 Baja camper could be Winter 2022’s ultimate adventure RV

Rossmönster has years of experience creating the type of homey camper van that inspires people to declare the road their home. Now it takes a big step off-road, offering a hard-wall pop-up camper truck every bit as warm and comfy as its vans.

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GM Ultra Cruise pushes closer to door-to-door self-driving cars

GM is officially dialing its self-driving program up from "Super" to "Ultra." The all-new Ultra Cruise system promises a full hands-free driving experience in 95 percent of driving scenarios and on 2 million miles of pavement in the US and Canada.

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EV charger 101: It’s not just plug-and-play

With the world shifting to electric vehicles, figuring out the best way to get a car charger for an electric vehicle installed is going to become common challenge for many of us. Here's a look at what’s involved, and what factors to consider, when it comes to installing an EV charger in your home.

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New Jeep Grand Cherokee announced with PHEV, off-road versions

Jeep has unveiled the all-new 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee lineup. The fifth generation adds a plug-in hybrid 4xe variant and a Trailhawk off-road edition. Aiming for a premium SUV market, the Grand Cherokee will hit showrooms in the fourth quarter of 2021.

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