V-Tent Solar-Powered EV Charger

V-Tent Solar-Powered EV Charger is a parking system that protects and charges vehicles. It is a collapsible ecofriendly canopy that can be used in both personal and public parking areas.

Designed by Hakan Gürsu, aiming to create a sustainable system for urban environment, V-Tent offers a safe space for electric cars either at home or in city.

V-Tent Solar-Powered EV Charger

According to the designer:

“Functioning as a canopy that prevents weather side-effects such as sun heat or snow, design protects vehicles physically from environmental conditions. Therefore, it prolongs the life and maintanance cycle of vehicles in the long run. Also designed as a precaution for theft, structural elements of design work as barriers.
System of V-Tent in public usage is designed as a space saving parking lot space that runs on fee. With a simple interface, user is able to choose parking period and make payment by card. Being informed with an estimated charging time, drivers can access the system interface remotely via smartphone applications. Band light on V-Tent indicates availability and charge percentage with color and length.”
V-Tent Solar-Powered EV Charger

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