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Tesla China installed parking barrier to prevent ICE occupy the Superchanger

Discussion in 'Charging Standards and Infrastructure' started by asiaworldcity, Mar 31, 2015.

  1. asiaworldcity

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    #1 asiaworldcity, Mar 31, 2015
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    They installed this automatic parking barrier to prevent ICE occupy the Superchanger. Drivers need to use their car browser or apps to lower down the barrier.
    Maybe Tesla should consider install this kind of barrier worldwide, especially on those Superchanger that have only 2 parking spot.
     
  2. Phil K

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    This is nice.
     
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    Hmm I wonder how that works? How does the app communicate with this contraption ?
     
  4. andrewket

    andrewket 2014 S P85DL, 2016 X P90DL (soon 100)

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    This is nice, and something we've suggested for awhile. Unfortunately, my guess is that most landlords would not approve of this in the U.S. Many of the spaces are considered "shared"; general and EV parking. Maybe on the tesla dedicated spaces. Maybe.
     
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    This is the computer car, with GPS enabled features and seamless integration.

    When you pull in to the parking lot of a Supercharger equipped like this, it should put a diagram of the lot on the center console, with the open spots highlighted; all you should have to do is pick one to have the barrier drop.

    Ideally with an Autopilot car, picking one will not only drop the barrier, but cause the car to park itself in the spot at the ideal distance for pligging in (this could be made optional.)
     
  6. Kevin Harney

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    any video of this in action? Not that it would be very exciting I guess. Would be cool if the car had a sensor to open it.

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    Looks like this ....

    Parking Lock

    Or THIS
     
  7. asiaworldcity

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    It is not that advance yet...This parking barrier is not integrate into the on board computer, driver need to go to Chargerlink's website or the Chargerlink's apps to unlock those barrier (FYI Chargerlink is a company that build most of the Superchanger in China). Then the barrier will rise up again after the car left. Those barrier certainly are communicating with the Internet. It shouldn't be hard to integrate it to the on board computer.

    That will be nice if in the future it can accept reservation and reserve a charging spot.
     
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    The english is so funny. A real good watch.
     
  9. apacheguy

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    Great idea. I would love to also see a real time SpC layout including max available charge rate at each stall. Should be trivial to integrate this info especially w 6.2. It should factor in paired stalls and any malfunctions and alert the driver in order to make SpC a real no brainer.
     
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    It would actually be nice to have the barrier recognize a Tesla coming in and raise when it's not occupied. Just a thought.
     
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    I didn't really think that was how it worked now. I'm just thinking given all of the other integration and connectivity things Tesla is doing, this should be a natural for them, eventually. :)
     
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    Sekf-park + Metal Gear Plugged. That'd be a winner.
     
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    CHG-ON Still in love after all these miles

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    I love it!
     
  14. Saghost

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    As I mentioned in another thread, if self park is precise and consistent enough, the automated plug is really simple. If all the plug has to do is move forward a few inches at a predictable height because the car will always place itself right there, an automated plug suddenly becomes a simple sensorless fixture with a single actuator.

    (This depends on the car to locate itself within a few millimeters of the same place every time, which I suspect the current hardware and software can manage.)
     
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    These barriers are a nice, gentle solution. Nice.
    However, are they robust enough to withstand a 4X4 climbing over or tall enough to stop a high clearance vehicle?
    ~Larry
     
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    They make all different sizes and kinds.
     

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