VW has announced a new electric camper van and now Nissan. We just need to get them to sell it in North America.
Nissan launches all-electric camper van, unfortunately, you’ll need to live in Spain to buy one. I’ve lived and worked in the United States long enough to anticipate two comments about the all-electric pop-up camper van I’m about to write about: 1) Why are they not available here? 2) Never mind, I don’t want one because the range isn’t big enough. In Spain, however, consumers can now apparently get their hands on a pop-up camper van that’s based on a conversion of the e-NV200 delivery vehicle. While some blogs appear to be talking about two different electric campers , the best I can make out using my rudimentary Spanish and Google Translate is that only one of the new vehicles being released is electric. Still, given that Lloyd—not usually a fan of the internal combustion engine—appears to be hankering after a diesel-powered VW camper , I personally welcome any foray into electrification for what appears to be a growing interest in/revival of pop-up campers and microbuses in general. According to the Nissan press release , the e-NV200 camper can be ordered and customized from any Nissan dealer in Spain. And while I’ve already anticipated scorn on this side of the Atlantic for a […]