CarCharging and City Park Form Partnership to Increase Availability of
Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure in San Francisco
Electric Car Charging Service Provider Supports EV Drivers in Northern
California by Expanding EV Charging Locations
MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Feb. 13, 2013
MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Car Charging Group, Inc.
(OTCQB: CCGI) ("CarCharging"), a nationwide provider of convenient electric
vehicle (EV) charging services, announced its partnership with City Park, a
premier parking management company in Northern California. CarCharging and
City Park inaugurate their partnership with the availability of EV charging
services at City Park's MOMA Garage located at 147 Minna Street and the 750
Bush Garage located at 750 Bush Street, both in San Francisco, California.
The MOMA Garage is centrally located in downtown San Francisco, between 3^rd
Street and New Montgomery Street, and provides easy access to the San
Francisco Museum of Modern Art as well as the Moscone Center. The 750 Bush
garage is located near the world class shopping district, Union Square, and
provides parking to many of the boutique hotels in the area.
"San Francisco is one of the leading markets for electric car sales and
CarCharging believes that is imperative to support the EV drivers in the area
by providing convenient and accessible EV charging locations," said Michael D.
Farkas, CEO of CarCharging. "We are thankful to have partners such as City
Park, who are leaders in their industry and understand the added value of this
"At City Park, we are dedicated to making a positive impact on the environment
and we see EV charging stations as one of the amenities that benefits our
customers, our clients, their tenants and guests, and our community as a
whole," said Spencer Sechler, Director of Marketing at City Park. "As a
company who relies on passenger vehicles to generate our revenues, we are
committed to help provide "green" alternatives to fossil based fuels."
CarCharging's services utilize EV charging stations manufactured by
ChargePoint^®, which provide 240 volts with 32 amps of power to quickly
recharge an EV's battery. EV drivers can easily request CarCharging's evCharge
card on CarCharging's website to initiate use and payment at any intelligent
CarCharging station. CarCharging's evCharge card also allows drivers to use
charging locations on the ChargePoint^® Network, the largest national online
network connecting EV drivers to EV charging stations.
Users can pinpoint EV charging station locations using the CarCharging map at
www.CarCharging.com. The ChargePoint^® mobile application for 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
electric vehicle (EV) charging services at accessible and convenient
locations. Headquartered in Miami, Florida with offices in California, Canada,
and Spain, CarCharging is committed to creating a robust, feature-rich network
for EV charging. CarCharging typically pays for all hardware, installation,
maintenance and related services; therefore, eliminating initial capital costs
for all property owners.
CarCharging has more than 45 strategic partnerships across various business
sectors. CarCharging's partners manage or own a total of 6.5 million parking
spaces, and include, but are not limited to City Park, Ace Parking, Central
Parking, Equity One, Equity Residential, Forest City Enterprises, Walgreens,
Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, City of Miami Beach, and the City of
Norwalk, Connecticut. CarCharging's services utilize EV charging stations
manufactured by ChargePoint®.
For more information about CarCharging, please visit www.CarCharging.com.
About City Park
City Park is San Francisco's premier parking management company, serving more
than 14,000 customers at over 75 different locations each day. Their
reputation as the #1 local "boutique" parking operator that has enabled City
Park to continue to grow in its involvement in the highest profile parking
projects in the San Francisco area, including; 5 Star Hotels, Class A Office
Buildings, Remotely Managed (Unmanned) Garages, and Luxury Residential parking
As parking garage and lot owners themselves, City Park brings an owner's
perspective and a unique "Modern Parking Model" that is unmatched in their
local market. They have developed a reputation for providing property
owners/managers with modern management systems that deliver: Impressive
economic results; "5 Star" Customer/Tenant service; State of the art
technology enhancements; Marketing and Social Media programs that deliver;
Fully transparent accountability, and The Smartest parking minds in the
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Investor Relations and Media Contacts:
CarCharging Media: City Park Media: CarCharging Investor
Suzanne Tamargo Spencer Sechler Constellation Asset Advisors,
Suzanne@CarCharging.com firstname.lastname@example.org www.ConstellationAA.com
(305) 521-0200 x 214 (415) 813-4246 (415) 524-8500
SOURCE Car Charging Group, Inc.
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