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Electric RV's and Their Ascendance into Today's World. Showcasing the Future of Electric RV Technology. Today, electric car road trips still involve a fair amount of adventure (though it's a fun adventure) when finding a way to charge the car without wasting too much time. Many people enjoy taking road trips in RVs, and while this is not a green mode of transportation today, there is one very interesting synergy: almost every RV Park already has tonnes of high-power charging infrastructure that can recharge electric cars overnight. It's already commonplace. The new versus the old Existing RV designs rely on gasoline/diesel to power the vehicle and run its generator for AC, microwave, and battery charging. Off-grid, it relies on propane for heat, hot water, cooking, and running the refrigerator. RVs are typically inefficient, large, and non-aerodynamic. They can afford to be because making a gas vehicle less efficient simply means paying more per mile, using larger gas tanks without sacrificing range. With electric, the situation is quite different: efficiency directly translates to the value range, and compensating with larger batteries adds a significant amount of cost, weight, and recharge time. When you consider electric vehicle RV camping, a slew of new possibilities emerge, both in terms of how you power things in the camper and the types of off-roading that become possible. It should be possible to create electric off-road vehicles that outperform today's gasoline vehicles. These factors, combined with the greener nature of electricity, may soon make electric RV camping a far more viable option. Why are RVs becoming so popular in the first place? As the travel culture develops and adapts, we see many who opt for the peaceful ‘van life’. And for very good reasons too! RV camping is popular for a variety of reasons, including: Tolerable, if small, accommodations without the hassle of booking motels, checking in and out, moving, packing, and unpacking your belongings. Low nightly rate The ability to stop in places other ...
September 28th, 2021
Future Technological Outlook for the Self-Storage Industry For many years, I advocated self-storage as an excellent way to invest your money. It is, in my opinion, a recession-resistant and frequently overlooked way to invest. Several factors, including growing urbanization, increased downsizing due to the coronavirus, lifestyle changes, and others, are propelling the self-storage industry forward. On the surface, the storage industry does not appear to be technologically adaptable. After all, self-storage and warehousing are fairly straightforward. Isn't it true that all that is required for success is a lot of empty buildings, locks, and electricity? Owners and operators in the storage industry may tell you otherwise. Marketing, management, accounting, maintenance, leasing, and a variety of other tasks are required for a successful self-storage business. More operators are embracing technology to run their businesses more effectively and efficiently, saving time and money. Is there growth potential? Despite today's economic challenges, the self-storage industry is expected to see an increase in demand. It has demonstrated tenacity in the face of a volatile market, and forecasts indicate that it will be worth more than it was last year by 2024. This is a positive sign for many consumers and investors who are looking for such services. Would downsizing fuel demand? Downsizing is the fuel that keeps the self-storage industry moving forward. Downsizing is a lifestyle trend that benefits storage facility rental companies. The appeal of living a minimalist lifestyle is appealing to many homeowners and tenants, which drives the demand for temporary storage space. Downsizing is becoming more popular in the housing market as people prefer compact living spaces such as condos. This prompts homeowners to consider whether they should keep or discard their larger possessions. Houses are also embracing a more contemporary aesthetic, which has the same effect. While downsizing a business is not always an option, it can be beneficial in terms of freeing up financial resources and generating additional income, allowing for greater flexibility. It also has a plethora of ...
July 19th, 2021