Alphavan turns Sprinter into gorgeous two-bedroom smart camper van

The new Alphavan debuts as a massive Mercedes Sprinter camper with duplex bedroom, entertainment suite, and smart home-grade control system accessed all around the van. Yet, it still manages to weigh less than smaller camper vans.

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Review: 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid ups the ante by lowering output

For the 2020 model year, Toyota totally revamped the Highlander three-row crossover. Significantly, for the hybrid option, the vehicle sheds some cylinders and gains some MPGs as a result.

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Smooth-riding e-scooter features full suspension system

While folding electric scooters are now a common sight, most of them still have fully rigid frames that bang over obstacles on the road. The Splach e-scooter is different, though, in that it incorporates front and rear coil-sprung suspension.

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Electric U-Shift takes a modular approach to urban mobility

The German Aerospace Center has revealed a working prototype of a multi-use urban mobility and logistics vehicle called U-Shift, which is made up of an electric U-shaped base platform that's used to ferry around various pod modules.

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Ferrari juices up its “entry level” convertible with new Portofino M

Ferrari has built a new home for the 3.8-liter biturbo V8 that's won the last four Engine of the Year awards and counting. The Portofino M is a 620-horsepower evolution on the "entry-level" convertible released back in 2017.

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Oceanbird’s huge 80-meter sails reduce cargo shipping emissions by 90%

This concept ship, due to sail in 2024, can carry 7,000 cars across the Atlantic in 12 days. It's some 50% slower on average than a comparable diesel ship, but burns next to no fuel thanks to its five colossal wing sails, saving money and emissions.

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Pictorial: The Concours of Elegance for Children’s Cars

Children's Cars, both powered and pedal cars, are becoming collectors items that appreciate in value. The world’s first elite Junior Car Concours event took place last week as part of the world-renowned Concours of Elegance, staged at Hampton Court Palace in London.

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$1.8-million Vario Perfect ultra-luxury motorhome is 2 Mercedes in 1

Variomobil's new Perfect series flagship, the Perfect 1200 Platinum, is a taste of exclusive real estate atop a triple-axle Mercedes chassis, with three slide-outs and an XXL garage for a Mercedes-AMG GT.

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Volvo’s electric bus batteries to gain a second life in energy storage

We’ve seen the likes of Nissan and Renault make moves to give their electric vehicle batteries a second life as energy storage devices, and now Volvo has revealed plans to do the same with the help of startup Batteryloop.

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