Several car companies are designing and building electric vans and in the next couple of years and consumers will have a choice of vehicles to choose from. Major obstacles still remain, such as driving range and charging capabilities.
For vandwellers, the idea of a full-electric van for boondocking is still unrealistic and hard to imagine. While range anxiety is a valid concern at 125 miles, the newest electric passenger vehicles manage to go beyond 300 miles and vans likely will follow the same path. Continue reading This Is How Your Van Is Going To Look Like
India has been at the forefront of car development at price points, well below of what we expect in the US. The latest entry is Mahindra’s eSupro electric van at a price around $13,000.00.
It has some interesting specifications:
A new all-electric Tesla cargo van is unlikely to be produced for many years, but the likelihood was first mentioned when CEO Elon Musk recently discussed his future plans with the company.
The electric van could be built on the truck chassis, used for the pickup truck that may hit the market next year.
Tesla Motors has never committed itself to an electric cargo van, yet it would make sense as it could feature electric outlets for power tools powered by the vehicle’s battery pack. For RV’ers, an integrated battery bank with optimized charging capabilities could be the real nirvana.