An inclusive electric vehicle (EV) charging experience for those with mobility issues. The innovative, lightweight design of the cable and gun will reduce the amount of force required to successfully plug in a vehicle and simplify the process of moving and connecting.


Transport and Mobility Pathfinder

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About the project

Hangar19 is an engineering solutions company enabling the development and delivery of electric vehicle services, equipment and associated energy infrastructure. After noticing that some users of their Park and Recharge electric vehicle charging service were experiencing challenges in connecting the cable to the car, they decided they needed to develop a solution.

Hangar19 will receive support to develop Innovative Cable Improving Charging Limitations Excluding Seniors from EVs (ICICLES-EV) – a new electric vehicle charging cable and gun targeted at those with mobility impairments.

Through a new innovative design that reduces the amount of force required to successfully plug in a vehicle, ICICLES-EV aims to simplify the process of moving and connecting the cable.


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