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BMW DesignworksUSA and the Solar Carport of the future

BMW DeisgnworksUSA division created a garage with solar panels designed for vehicles with electric propulsion, specifically for the BMW i range.

Solar Carport by BMW DeisgnworksUSA

Solar Carport by BMW DeisgnworksUSA

The latest project signed by DesignworksUSA is a garage with solar panels for cars with electric propulsion. The garage uses cutting edge technology and innovative design by BMW Group DesginworkUSA, for a premium solution that complements the BMW i range.

Solar Carport by BMW DeisgnworksUSA

This garage was designed specifically for BMW i8 and BMW i3 and it is officially called “Solar Carport.” It is constructed of environmentally friendly materials such as bamboo wood, but also uses avant-garde materials such as carbon fiber.

Solar Carport by BMW DeisgnworksUSA

The ceiling is composed of a series of solar panels generating electricity for the system and BMW i Wallbox Pro system. This system allows monitoring of electricity used to charge the electric vehicle and provides an analysis of the charging process.

If the sun is hidden in the clouds, the BMW Solar Carport system allows connection to a classic electrical network. In addition, if the solar power is generated beyond the charge necessary of the vehicle, it may be redirected to domestic use. For the solar panels used in Europe a 30 year warranty is provided.

Solar Carport by BMW DeisgnworksUSA

Who is DesignworksUSA

DesignworksUSA is a division of BMW Group North America based in California. The company develops design projects for the BMW Group brands, but also for a range of industrial customers.

Solar Carport via BMW DeisgnworksUSA

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