According to Electrek, Grounded is a startup founded in 2022 by former Tesla and SpaceX engineers.
The goal of the team is to "create amazing products that will enable people to explore more without harming the planet." Company officials claim that the Grounded G1 is the world's first battery-powered, customizable recreational vehicle (RV) and that the vehicle was created as more and more people are spending time outdoors.
"The Grounded G1 gives people the freedom and self-reliance to live, work, and explore anywhere, sustainably integrated with nature", said Grounded CEO and former Senior Software Engineer at SpaceX Sam Shapiro.
With a range of 173 kilometers, the company's electric RV features things like a queen size bed, a toilet, an outdoors shower and a mini-kitchen. It is also equipped with a 650W solar panel system, which can power the electronic devices inside, but also the EV's batteries.
According to the CEO, the team behind the project was able to make the van fully customizable with "near-infinite" layouts, which can fit the needs of most customers.
Photo source: Grounded