News Blog

  1. June 06, 2019

    Trade Wars and Tariffs

    With prior trade war tariffs on Chinese imports, Ursa Minor absorbed some of these costs but eventually included them when our prices changed on May 1, 2019.   While we do not import directly from China anything of significance, many of our…
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  2. June 01, 2019

    2019 Adventure Van Expo - Big Bear, California

    Ursa Minor brought out the Ford Transit Connect Camper to the 2019 Adventure Van Expo in Big Bear, California. Small town but a big crowd checking out all the campers and vanlife accessories.
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  3. May 05, 2019

    New News Blog

    Testing, Testing...1,2,3, Standby as we fix formatting and load old blog posts on this new website...
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  4. March 06, 2019

    2019 Fred Hall Show - Long Beach

    Ford included the Surf Wagon in the main booth at the Fred Hall show
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  5. January 24, 2019

    2019 Portland International Auto Show

    Ford brought out our 2019 Surf Wagon custom build for the 2019 Portland International Auto Show. Front and center in the booth, we had great conversations about the cool features in the 2019 model as well as our camper. 
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  6. April 10, 2018

    Ursa Minor chosen by Ford for the Backpacker Get Out More Tour 2018

    Backpacker magazine runs a tour every year to connect outdoor enthusiasts, small specialty retailers and gear companies. For the 2018 tour, Ford partnered with Backpacker and asked Ursa Minor to build a pop top camper for the Transit Connect.…
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  7. August 25, 2014

    JP Magazine Review - Ursa Minor J30 Camper

    Camping in Comfort - JP Magazine got some extended seat and sack time in an 2007 Wrangler Unlimited equipped with Ursa Minor’s J30 hardtop camper conversion.    Click through to read
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  8. May 06, 2014

    Outside Magazine ranks Ursa Minor x Jeep Wrangler Unlimited as an ultimate adventure vehicle

    Outside Magazine ranks a Jeep with our Ursa Minor J30 camper top as one of six ultimate adventure vehicles! Have a look at the article here:
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  9. January 01, 2014

    2nd Generation campers launched January 2014

    New 2nd generation designs for our J30 and ECamper have begun production. For all campers built after Jan 1, 2014 the headroom increased by 12", the hinges are all stainless steel, and we have new fabric for the interior pads!
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  10. November 22, 2007

    2007 Los Angeles Auto Show

    Ursa Minor displays the new ECamper at the 2007 LA Auto Show! This pop up camper conversion of the Honda Element is a new take on the straight-forward and simple camper van pioneered by VW (but no longer offered in the USA.) With a…
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