Articles tagged “RVs”

Airstream Is Turning Recreational Vehicles Into Smart Homes

Airstream Is Turning Recreational Vehicles Into Smart Homes

Kyle Stock, Bloomberg

The classic American camper brand will now let digital nomads control their campers by iPhone. Airstream started taking orders for a $1,000 kit that will convert any of its vehicles into a smart home. The move gives new meaning to the phrase "turn on, tune in, and drop out."

2 months ago

Millennials Are Driving Sales of Tech-Enabled Airstream Trailers

Millennials Are Driving Sales of Tech-Enabled Airstream Trailers

Riley Griffin, Bloomberg

With its U.S. sales continuing to climb, recreational vehicle manufacturer Airstream eyes a global expansion. Will millennials all over the world be just as interested as young Americans?

7 months ago

Self-Driving Cars, Electric Vehicles and the Future of Hitting the Road

Self-Driving Cars, Electric Vehicles and the Future of Hitting the Road

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

The sharing economy hardly puts a dent in the fact that most American road trips occur with owned cars. But look out for brands adapting to electric vehicles before driverless cars change things completely.

11 months ago

Airstream RVs Make a Comeback for Cost-Conscious Vacations, Airbnbs and Food Trucks

Airstream RVs Make a Comeback for Cost-Conscious Vacations, Airbnbs and Food Trucks

Claire Suddath, Bloomberg

Airstream RVs have made a comeback as motels, Airbnbs, ice cream stores, food trucks, offices, and a great way to see the country.

4 years ago

RV Sales to Soon Return to Pre-Recession Levels

RV Sales to Soon Return to Pre-Recession Levels

Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press

A renewed interest in America's outdoors as well as general fatigue with the air travel experience is leading to a boom in long-distance car travel.

4 years ago

The Next Generation of Travelers Turning to RV Rentals

The Next Generation of Travelers Turning to RV Rentals

Jim Ryan, Columbus Dispatch

RV rentals are proving to be an economical vacation option, and enable travelers to bring a touch of home along with them on the trip.

5 years ago

China’s Massive Traffic Jams Mean Booming RV Sales

China’s Massive Traffic Jams Mean Booming RV Sales

Tian Ying, Bloomberg

This very nearly smacks of one of the New York Times fake trend pieces in the Sunday Styles section. But China's vast geographic diversity -- just like in the U.S. -- is perfect to explore with housing in tow.

6 years ago

RVS are making a comeback, with towables as the big growth market

RVS are making a comeback, with towables as the big growth market

Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press

The classic American industry makes a classic American comeback, with a twist. In keeping with post-recessionary yet cautionary times, smaller towables are driving the growth.

6 years ago

Poison’s Bret Michaels readies to rock out RVs on Travel Channel’s new series

Poison’s Bret Michaels readies to rock out RVs on Travel Channel’s new series

With 25 years experience tricking-out his own trailers, Michaels certainly has the expertise, but it remains to be seen if a man known for groupies and substance abuse can connect with the family-focused demo that is typically behind the wheel of RVs.

7 years ago