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An overlanding conversion of a black Nissan NV 3500 van | TFLTruck

Nissan 4×4 Van Is Ready For Overlanding Straight Out Of The Dealer

There is an increasing amount of people turning to overlanding and vanlife to simplify their lives and enjoy the outdoors more. For those that choose these avenues choosing the right rig is important. Nothing can derail a launch into the road less traveled like a bad choice of vehicle. Likewise, not having the right accessories and equipment …
A Sync Vans conversion on a Mercedes Sprinter van

Why Is #Vanlife So Popular?

There has been a growing trend in recent years of people purchasing a vehicle for the purpose of fixing it up for use as temporary or permanent living quarters. In fact, there is even a hashtag, #Vanlife. Twitter and Instagram are full of people living the Vanlife. Why is Vanlife so popular? The Vanlife is not new Between …
2021 Wonder RL RV in white with black accent color

Ford Transit RV Conversion With Lounge Is a Real Wonder

Sales of recreational vehicles have shot up during the global COVID-19 pandemic. Many people have taken to road tripping, car camping, overlanding, and off-roading as their get-away escapes from the various regional lockdown situations. So, attention to the RV segment is understandable. To try and scratch the itch of getting outdoors, Leisure Travel Vans has …
Chevrolet Express cargo van

Your Next Delivery Van Could Be an EV Thanks to GM

The Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana vans have been available for fleet sales for what seems like an eternity. They can be configured as passenger vans, cargo vans, and even box trucks. This makes them handy for carpool companies, contractors, shipping companies, etc. General Motors, however, understands that it is time to update these old …
The red face of the 6x6 RaptorBus E-series overland mod

A 6×6 with the Face of a Ford Raptor and the Body of a…What?

So, let’s get this straight. There is a Russian based auto shop (Ford Market) that produces some of the wildest looking mods ever. They turn scraps into cinderella stories, breathing life back into trucks, vans, and cars that may otherwise have been left to rot. The old E-series is one that most wouldn’t have seen …
Nissan Ambulance in Dublin

Nissan Deploys Its First Electric Ambulance But How Does It Measure Up?

On Monday, Nissan announced that it deployed its first zero-emission electric ambulance. It was created for service with the Tokyo Fire Department. It is good to see fleet services slowly switching over to alternative forms of motivation. But, how does this new Nissan ambulance measure up to traditional ambulances in the United States? Built on full-size van platform The press release from Nissan …
1961 Mercedes O319 Omnibus

Want a German Chevy Van? Try a Mercedes Omnibus

In the US, Mercedes is mostly thought of as a luxury brand. Even the brand’s wackier products, like the 6-wheeled G-Wagon pickup and 500-hp R-Class minivan, offer high-end features. But the truth is Mercedes also makes more utilitarian vehicles, like the Unimog, Metris camper, and Sprinter cargo van. Though that perhaps shouldn’t be too surprising, …
Satellite Broadcast Vehicles

Exploring Satellite Broadcast Vehicles and the Job of Their Operators

News and disasters happen anytime, anywhere, and often with no notice. So, the need to keep information fresh and flowing becomes increasingly important during these events or crises. Sometimes waiting for a report at the end of the day is not sufficient. Enter satellite broadcast vehicles and their operators. But, what exactly is expected of …
Mitsubishi Delica Off-Road conversion | Platinum

Car Camping Essentials

There are a lot of Youtube channels and Facebook Groups out there dedicated to #vanlife and #homeiswhereyouparkit. Vans or busses that are converted into living quarters are at the center of these communities. The idea is that people can take their belongings with them and travel almost anywhere. But not everybody can convert such a van or bus. Some people …
2020 Ford Transit Cargo Van

Horse Vans in the U.S.?

The horse van is a beloved method of towing your four-legged furry friends around in Europe and the U.K. But why don’t we ever see horse vans in the states? Why is the U.S. market for pulling a trailer behind a big pickup truck so overwhelmingly popular in comparison to a horsebox? Cargo vans are …
Land Rover LR4 with Egoé Nestbox Supertramp

Nestbox Helps Non-Vans Live the #Vanlife

Although living the #vanlife isn’t easy, especially if you’re overlanding, more and more companies are starting to support it. The most desirable Honda Elements and Pontiac Azteks are the ones with the built-in tents. But while you can outfit SUVs, pickups, Unimogs, and kei trucks with campers and tents, it’s really about the vans. And …
Ford Transit and Ford Transit Nugget Westfalia campervan on display at Brussels Expo

Even Ford’s Transit Vans Are Going Electric Now

When you think of electric car brands, you may first think of Tesla or even Toyota. And while you may associate Ford with big trucks and big sales, the automaker isn’t known for its innovation on the electric front. But in just the last few years, Ford has changed all that with a new reinvestment …
burgundy 2020 Honda Odyssey driving along a shoreside roadway

Are Minivans Cool Now?

As the technology and style of other vehicles surge forward, the basic minivan has retained its general look and function for decades. But, more and more moms are trading their cute crossovers and sparkly SUV’s for the ultimate family car: a minivan. There were, at a time, so many moms who felt frumpy or old …
Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Van

Why You Need a Mercedes Sprinter for Your Next Road Trip

Sprinters are seen everywhere, but mostly as work vans or delivery vehicles. Amazon Sprinters go up and down the street delivering packages from dawn till dusk. The plumber or HVAC guy probably drives one. This may be one reason that they are overlooked as a passenger vehicle. They can come equipped for a family road …
The Fiat Ducato is also marketed as Citroën Jumper, Peugeot Boxer and as the Ram ProMaster

4 Things 2020 Ram ProMasters Have That Earlier Versions Don’t

The 2020 Ram ProMaster van is the truck brand’s flagship cargo vehicle, and it’s easy to see why. The van is loaded to the brim with best-in-class features and a variety of customizable options that make owning and running a business easier than ever. But what’s new for the latest Ram ProMaster and what makes …
Ford Transit vans on display at an auto show

Top 5 Vans for Vandwellers

The perks of a van dwelling lifestyle have been glamorized the past few years. But if you're still thinking of hitting the road, what van is right for you?
1994 Mitsubishi Delica Space Gear

Is the Earliest Mitsubishi Delica the Best?

Buying an off-road vehicle is often a balancing act. Newer vehicles tend to be safer, with more technology to simplify the experience. However, there’s a reason many overlanders tend to go old-school: less technology means fewer things to go wrong. Older off-roaders, such as the Toyota 4Runner and Tacoma, also offer similar performance as their …