The luxury automaker Porsche upgrade its Charging Lounge and come up with plenty of premium amenities. The company steps up to make the charging experience for Porche EV drivers delightful and unique through this initiative. The new Porsche Charging Lounge is equipped with digital media, a smart mirror to get a workout, and also comprise to have snacks and soft drinks while on the road.
Porsche premium EV Charging experience
Porche opened its first out of several premium EV Charging Lounges on Wednesday, outside Bingen am Rhein, Germany. The motive is to develop the company’s own fast-charging stations in major routes of Europe. Porche intended to bring with more premium experience that “one expects of the brand.”
The facility comprises six 300 kW DC fast-charging stations along with four 22 kW AC charging points, backed by renewable energy. By the beginning of the next year, Porsche plans to possibly come with 400 kW per charging point. With serious traffic flow in the area, the location is significantly open 24/7. This makes it charge up irrespective of the timing.
The building is designed in such a way that it can enable the reduction of energy consumption with heating and air conditioning. Since it is operating without fossil fuels, also the part of the electricity is transferred by solar panels on the roof of the building.
It will bring access to reading as well as digital media, with high-performance Wi-Fi. In addition to this, for the fitness enthusiast, the lunge comprises a smart mirror to keep you on track. The payment can be accompanied by Apple or Google Pay.
For easy reach, Porche Charging Lounges are shown in the navigation system, since it is integrated into the Porsche Charging Service.
How to get access to the Premium Charging lounge
Talking about the charges then it is 33 cents per kWh. While it is required Porche ID to access the exclusive charging station cum lounge. Thus, if your plate is stored with Porsche ID then it will automatically open the barrier. Apart from this, drivers can also make use of a Porsche Charging Card or scan a QR code from the app to gain access.
Porsche headed toward expansion
The company also planning to come with several more Charging Lounges for Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. In particular, Porches charging network comprise over 436,000 charging points in about 20 countries across the EU. With only one fully electric vehicle in its lineup, the Tycan sports car, Porsche aims for 80% of its lineup to be EV by 2030.
Furthermore, the long-awaited Macan EV is predicted to launch by next year. Moving ahead, Porche will plan to launch an electric 718 in 2025. This is followed by the Cayenne EV in 2026. Porsche is also working on a premium luxury electric SUV to compete with ultra-luxury automakers. This is expected to be placed above the Macan and Cayenne models.