Frankfurt, November 25, 2020. The German Design Award, one of the world’s most renowned design awards with a far-reaching reputation, has recognized Wallbox Quasar in the “Excellent Product Design – Automotive Parts and Accessories” category for its 2021 edition.
The awards are the German Design Council’s premium international prizes and are celebrated globally. The German Design Awards 2021 commended Quasar’s design and innovation with a “Special Mention” from more than 5,300 entries across 69 countries.
Quasar is the world’s lightest and smallest DC bidirectional charger, and the only one designed for the home with features like facial recognition and gesture control. These innovations exponentially increase the user experience by weaving world-class innovation into daily life.
The Quasar has been an award-winning product since its presentation at CES this year, -where it was recognized as one of the most innovative products of the year by 6 publications, including the Best of CES by Engadget award in the Transportation Technology category. It has also received several international accolades that have contributed greatly to strengthening its reputation as a world-class product and a game-changer for the electromobility industry.
Wallbox Quasar was engineered to transform electric vehicles (EV) into powerful energy sources. The bidirectional charging technology allows users to charge and discharge EV to power their home or the grid with their car battery. The proprietary bidirectional technology unlocks EV by converting it into an energy storage unit that can replace or add capacity to a home battery. The EV can power the user’s home or vert energy back into the grid. The award will be presented at an award ceremony on 19 February 2021, in Frankfurt am Main as part of the Ambiente 2021 trade fair.
Wallbox is a global company, dedicated to changing the way the world uses energy in the electric vehicle industry. Wallbox creates smart charging systems that combine innovative technology with outstanding design and manage the communication between vehicle, grid, building and charger.
Wallbox offers a complete portfolio of charging and energy management solutions for residential and semi-public use in more than 60 countries, and soon will begin commercializing public charging solutions as well.
Founded in 2015, with headquarters in Barcelona, Wallbox’s mission is to facilitate the adoption of electric vehicles today to make more sustainable use of energy tomorrow. The company employs over 500 people in Europe, Asia, and the Americas.