Mercedes-Benz Vans is set to enhance what it calls its eDrive@VANs strategy with the fuel cell.

At the 2017 International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt, Mercedes presented a milestone on the road to emission-free driving in the shape of the pr

Furrion, a tech company that akes all sorts of electronic gadgets has come up with the Elysium concept glamper which looks more like a van for a ba

Niesmann+Bischoff has unveiled a brand new layout – the Flair 920 EK.  The two-square-metre kitchen of the Flair 920 EK features an enlarged workto

Lifestyle

A UK website has written about the idea of starting a motorhome rental company which I believe is likely to be of interest to many readers to this site.  However I would need to point out that one needs to be very good at repairs and that the initial start up capital will not be easy to find!

The Romans passed through the Valsugana valley in Italy's Trentino along the Via Claudia Augusta road from Germany to Venice; milestones and towers are the evidence of Valsugana’s millenary history.

Abenteuer & Allrad camping

The Abenteuer & Allrad off road event was held from 31 May - 3 June at Bad Kissingen in Germany.  Whereas the event itself was really exciting, a major part of the excitement takes part away from the exhibition area and that is the campsite.  There are three campsites in general, I only got t

Here is a sentence you never thought you’d read – motor homing is now considered ‘chic.’ The new fashion for four-wheeled getaways has been fuelled by young families wanting an adventure and being deterred by the high cost of conventional holidays.

This week sees me at the charming medieval village of Walldürn in the Odenwald region of Germany.  This is an upland area about one third of the way between a line from Frankfurt to Nuremburg.  It is a region of rolling hills and forests where the poor soils made it an area of emigration but whic

Campingpark Kirchzell

I am currently staying at Campingpark Kirchzell in the Odenwald region of Germany.  The Odenwald is an upland region roughly to the east of a line drawn from Frankfurt to Heidelberg.  It is a region rich in forests making it ideal for outdoor excursions and although upland, it is not too high as

Equipment

Campsite service columns from stainless steel, aluminium and UBX

18 June 2018
CamperClean has devised a fully automated and patented toilet cassette emptying and cleaning station which is now being offered to campsites
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Tom Tom launches new camper sat nav

19 May 2018
TomTom has launched the TomTom Camper – a sat nav specifically developed to help explorers to travel worry-free, knowing that they are on th
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Solar powered van at Stuttgart

27 April 2018
The Dethleff's e home was introduced at Caravan Salon in Dusseldorf in August 2017. It is covered in solar panels which led to reports in th
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Goodyear saga drags on

27 April 2018
With a failure rate even greater than the infamous Firestone tires of the 1990s and an apparent nine linked deaths, Goodyear’s G159 RV tire
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RV interior decor service centre to open

27 April 2018
RV upholstery supplier G + S is to open a service centre on 7 June 2018.  The centre at Hainweg 4, Enkenbach-Alsenborn, near Kaise
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Fifteen years supplying RV mattresses

26 April 2018
Motorhome upholstery supplier G + S Polstermöbel GmbH is celebrating the 15th anniversary of their mattress series production this year. The
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