To go with their micro Nido EV designed last year, automotive design house Pininfarina has created a beautiful EV charging tree called the Antares. The company revealed the new design at the recent MoTechEco sustainably mobility show in Rome. The 108 square-foot modular car charger contains 20 solar panels, capable of producing 4.6 kilowatts, which will recharge two electric cars for a range of about 50 miles each.

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Pininfarina is exploring ways to reduce emissions through the use of recyclable, lighter, and alternative materials. The Nido, also part of this sustainable mobility initiative, is comprised of a carbon fiber body on a modular aluminum frame that can be scaled up for larger vehicles.

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