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Luxurious Hydraulic Underground Garage Parking

Underground parking just got a new meaning! UK based firm, Cardock, has come up with this great idea for a world where people are constantly searching for more space. This underground garage accomplishes two important things: you can safely park your car with the push of a button saving space at the same time. Cars can even be parked on top of each other thus offering an efficient system for urban areas too.Cardok is powered by an electronic hydraulic system that lifts and lowers a platform to show or hide your car. The system can support a weight of 3 tons per deck so a family with more than one car can use this garage without facing the problems that come with adding a new space for the second car. There already is a Cardock Mono installed in a luxury apartment cluster in Bowdon, Cheshire and another version has found a home in London, next to a luxury home. This last one features a double underground garage that can shelter two cars.

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Fianlly if you’d like to see this new technology in action see for yourself how this space saving safe garage works in the video below.

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26 responses to “Luxurious Hydraulic Underground Garage Parking” - Add yours!

  1. Joel said:
    October 1, 2010

    What would you do if (when) a hydraulic line bursts? Consider the car that’s now entombed underground a loss and buy a new one I guess.

  2. LS said:
    October 1, 2010

    Hate to see what happens if you park halfway on it and then raise the deck …

  3. CambridgeMAMortgage said:
    October 1, 2010

    Its a clever idea that certainly will save space, but is the expense worth it?

  4. Gary said:
    October 1, 2010

    They have had them for years in Japan.

  5. G. Tech Pte Ltd said:
    October 1, 2010

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  6. Steve Davidson said:
    October 1, 2010

    I wonder if there is any original content on the Internet anymore…

  7. David Haye said:
    October 1, 2010

    excellent idea! actually lots of people already have this idea..

    but this is the first company i sw who actually implemented it ..

    nice job!

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  8. D'Homez said:
    October 1, 2010

    Nice way to hide your precious cars..:)

  9. Thomas said:
    October 1, 2010

    Woo hoo Another excuse as to why you cant come to work.. The power went out or The motor is broken..

  10. raul said:
    October 1, 2010

    i can already see some emergency with someone parking too far forward and crushing their back or front side of their car with this

  11. Chris said:
    October 1, 2010

    Dam, I left my phone in the car!

  12. Daniel said:
    October 1, 2010

    It’s seems a bit slow, but a brilliant idea :-) I hope there are som censors to stop the thing, if you park a bit outside the box.

  13. Bob said:
    October 1, 2010

    dont worry eagles9777 i believe you… I park my diamond encrusted BMW in the ocean

  14. Piter said:
    October 1, 2010

    Not necessarily. It probably has laser sensors to detect possible extrusions; considering that it would cost no more than $50.

  15. October 1, 2010

    Great idea. It will save space needed for parking. Its a best option for corporate parking where large number of employees are working.

  16. jimmy said:
    October 1, 2010

    That would suck if you forgot your wallet or something in the car and now it’s underground and you have to wait for 5 minutes to grab something that should have taken about 2 seconds.

  17. Charlie Brown said:
    October 1, 2010

    Judging by all the nice cars in the pictures, my guess is this isn’t cheap.

  18. Jim said:
    October 1, 2010

    Nothing speial. Ordinary, middle-class apartments in Tokyo have had this facility for at least 12 years to my personal knowledge

  19. Lee said:
    October 1, 2010

    wow, I could use a parking garage like that… I wonder what their insurance rate is though, ‘cuz they own all those exotic cars; do they have exotic car insurance?

    Technology grows everyday and I can’t wait to see what tomorrow holds. This article simply amazed me. On another note, I wonder how much their car insurance premium is, considering they’re driving a very expensive car! I’d imagine if you’re driving that kind of car, you’d need specialty car insurance

  20. FL said:
    October 2, 2010

    Is there access to the car underground? What if someone is trapped inside?

  21. Adriana said:
    October 4, 2010

    I personally would make a catacomb from the house to the undergroung garage just to be on the safe side.

  22. October 5, 2010

    Why does that seem so James Bond to me? Love it! Thanks for sharing, Adriana!

  23. Adriana said:
    October 7, 2010

    Always my pleasure, Mark. :)

  24. Manuel Matsinhe said:
    October 18, 2010

    Highly dangerous for children…

  25. CraigInPA said:
    October 19, 2010

    What happens when it rains or snows? Presumably the water would make its way underground. Is there a pump to prevent it from flooding your car? And a back-up pump in case the primary pump fails?

    And backup electricity to get your car out if there’s a power outage?

    Sensors to tell you that your car is too far forward or backward?

    Overall, an intriguingly clever idea, but there’s a reason why these aren’t ubiquitous.

  26. Bulloch said:
    January 25, 2011

    If you’ve got the $$, why not have your very own X-Men, Batman, Iron Man-style parking garage? Don’t hate just because you take the bus…

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