The Parking Dilemma
There are hundreds of millions of vehicles in the world with many more being manufactured daily. Populations are increasing at a steady rate which means that even more vehicles will be on the road in the future. It is a fact that these vehicle owners will need space for parking which may cause huge parking issues if there is inadequate space to handle the volume of parking that is required.
We have developed different types of parking strategies over the years in order to become increasingly efficient and handle the growing demand. Parking lots have been the most basic parking solution introduced and the number of vehicles that can be parked is limited by the amount of land available. Parking garages have become more popular over time as land has become expensive and less available. At one point, it became more cost effective to purchase all the materials (asphalt, steel, concrete, etc.) to build a parking garage than it was to purchase the extra land required to build a parking lot.
Nobody would have ever argued with the practicality of these parking solutions as they provide parking for a huge number of vehicles given that there has been a large amount of space available to build them. Practicality aside, these methods can be greatly improved in terms of efficiency and convenience and have led to the development of new hydraulic parking systems.
New and Innovating Parking Systems
Breakthroughs in technology, design and functionality have fueled the innovation behind the hydraulic parking systems we see in production today. These systems have been under development for over 45 years in some cases resulting in the most efficient and well designed parking solutions available today. These hydraulic parking systems already have a solid reputation in Europe and Asia and are quickly gaining popularity in many other countries as well.
While traditional parking garages make limited use of vertical space by using levels, their design is not compact and they use a great deal of materials. Hydraulic parking systems use motors to move vehicles and this allows them to be stacked vertically in the most compact way possible. This makes it is possible to offer a level of parking efficiency that was previously thought impossible. Parking garages that are built on the principles of hydraulic parking systems can offer the high volume of parking at a fraction of the size of traditional parking garages.
Other benefits include:
Easy implementation (usually without excavation requirements)
Can be implemented inside or outside
Can usually be expanded if necessary
Most cost effective method of parking available
New Uses for Hydraulic Parking Systems
With all of these vehicles being manufactured, car dealerships are looking for new ways to display a large number of vehicles while they are on the lot. Many dealership owners are now using these hydraulic parking systems as a means of displaying their vehicles while they are waiting to be sold. This usage is a testament to the attractive design of these systems as well as the level of functionality that they provide. They offer a superb contrast to the drab and unappealing natures of traditional parking lots and garages.