CarCharging(TM) to Provide Electric Vehicle Charging Services

CarCharging(TM) to Provide Electric Vehicle Charging Services at
Microtel Inn and Suites in Harrisonburg, Virginia 
CarCharging Expands Footprint at Hotels Through Partnership With
Microtel Inns and Suites 
MIAMI BEACH, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 10/16/12 --  Car Charging Group,
Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI) ("CarCharging"), a nationwide provider of
convenient electric vehicle (EV) charging services, now provides EV
charging services at Microtel Inn and Suites by Wyndham(R) in
Harrisonburg, Virginia. The Microtel chain provides quality,
accessible accommodations with exceptional comfort at reasonable
rates, and EV charging services are now available at the 85 Pleasant
Valley Road, Harrisonburg, VA location.  
Nestled in the heart of the beautiful Shenandoah Valley and
conveniently located off I-81 on Route 11, Microtel Inn & Suites in
Harrisonburg, VA is ideal for every traveler. The Harrisonburg
location accommodates guests in the corporate and leisure markets.
Companies like SYSCO, Wal-Mart Distribution, Perdue, Packaging
Corporation of America, and Pilgrim's Pride are located within
minutes of the property. The area provides various attractions
including a variety of natural caverns, such as Luray Caverns and
Grand Caverns, the breathtaking sights of Shenandoah National Park,
and events at James Madison University. 
"Providing electric vehicle services at hotel properties like
Microtel Inn and Suites by Wyndham(R) is a great step forward for
CarCharging and electric vehicle drivers," said Michael D. Farkas,
CEO of CarCharging. "Not only do additional EV charging locations
reduce range anxiety, but it also encourages EV drivers to travel
beyond their standard commutes." 
"To be successful in the hotel industry, you have to be able to
recognize industry trends early and adopt them when and where
applicable," said Ray Patel, General Manager, Microtel Inn and Suites
Harrisonburg. "Allowing guests to check-In and plug-In is the next
step to being known as a 'green' hotel. We're able to offer EV
charging services to our guests while realizing a percentage of the
money generated. It's a win-win situation."  
CarCharging's services utilize EV charging stations manufactured by
ChargePoint(R), known as Level II, which provide 240 volts with 32
amps of power to quickly refuel a
n electric vehicle's battery. EV
drivers can easily register and create a CarCharging account online,
and attach a small card to their keychain to initiate use and payment
at any intelligent CarCharging station. The CarCharging RFID card
also allows drivers to use charging locations on the ChargePoint(R)
Network, the largest national online network connecting EV drivers to
EV charging stations. CarCharging also accepts direct payment via
credit card.  
Users can pinpoint EV charging station locations using the
CarCharging map at http://www.CarCharging.com/. The ChargePoint(R)
mobile application for the iPhone, Android, and BlackBerry phones
also provides real-time charging station location information with
turn-by-turn directions. Drivers will soon be able to reserve a time
slot, guaranteeing access to EV charging stations to recharge their
electric vehicle.  
About Car Charging Group, Inc. 
 Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB:
CCGI) is a pioneer in nationwide public EV charging services,
enabling drivers to easily recharge anytime, anywhere throughout the
United States. CarCharging provides a comprehensive turnkey electric
vehicle charging service to commercial and residential property
owners. Employing the most advanced technology, CarCharging is
committed to creating a robust, feature-rich network for EV charging. 
Headquartered in Miami Beach, FL with offices in San Jose, CA and
Barcelona, Spain, CarCharging's business model is designed to
accelerate the adoption of public EV charging services. CarCharging
pays for all installation, maintenance and related services;
therefore, eliminating capital costs for property owners.  
CarCharging has more than 40 strategic partnerships across multiple
business sectors including multi-family residential and commercial
properties, parking garages, shopping malls, retail parking, and
municipalities. CarCharging's partners include, but are not limited
to Ace Parking, Central Parking, Equity One, Equity Residential, Icon
Parking, Rapid Parking, Related, USA Parking, Walgreens, the
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, the City of
Miami Beach, Florida, the City of Hollywood, Florida and the City of
Norwalk, Connecticut that manage or own a total of 6.5 million
parking spaces. 
For more information about CarCharging, please visit
www.CarCharging.com. 
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Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities
Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. By their nature, forward-looking
statements and forecasts involve risks and uncertainties because they
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intent, belief or current expectations of Car Charging Group, Inc.,
and members of its management as well as the assumptions on which
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performance and involve risks and uncertainties, and that actual
results may differ materially from those contemplated by such
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update or revise forward-looking statements to reflect changed
conditions.  
Investor Relations and Media Contacts: 
CarCharging Media Contact:
Suzanne Tamargo
Suzanne@CarCharging.com
(305) 521-0200 x 214 
CarCharging Investor Relations:
Constellation Asset Advisors, Inc.
www.ConstellationAA.com
(415) 524-8500 
 
 
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