CarCharging Now Offers EV Charging Services to Mariano's Customers in
MIAMI BEACH, Fla., July 1, 2014
MIAMI BEACH, Fla., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Car Charging Group, Inc.
(OTCQB: CCGI) ("CarCharging"), the largest owner, operator, and provider of
electric vehicle (EV) charging services, is proud to announce that through its
partnership with Roundy's Supermarkets, Inc. (Roundy's), a leading grocer in
the Midwest, it now offers EV charging services at Mariano's in Frankfort,
Mariano's Frankfort, located at 21001 S. LaGrange Road offers the unique
customer experience that Mariano's is known for. The store offers an enhanced
selection of premium perishable and prepared food departments and a wide array
of organic and natural offerings all under the umbrella of world-class
"CarCharging is excited to continue its partnership with Roundy's and offer
another amazing amenity for the Mariano's shoppers," said Michael D. Farkas,
Chief Executive Officer and Founder of CarCharging. "We are dedicated to
expanding the necessary EV charging infrastructure in Chicago and the
surrounding areas, and we will continue to grow the availability of charging
services throughout the Chicago area."
A Blink Level II EV charging station, which can quickly recharge an electric
vehicle's battery, provides the EV charging service at Mariano's. The charging
services are located on the right side of the market's 369-space parking lot.
To initiate use and payment at these locations, EV drivers can easily request
the Blink InCard at www.BlinkNetwork.com. The Blink InCard also allows drivers
to use all public charging locations on the Blink Network, the software that
operates, monitors, and tracks the Blink stations and all of its charging
data. Blink EV charging stations also accept direct payment via credit card.
Users can pinpoint the Mariano's EV charging location as well as additional EV
charging station locations using the maps on the Blink mobile app, CarCharging
mobile app, www.BlinkNetwork.com and www.CarCharging.com.
About Car Charging Group, Inc.
Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI) is a pioneer in nationwide public
electric vehicle (EV) charging services, enabling EV drivers to easily
recharge at locations throughout the United States. Headquartered in Miami
Beach, FL with offices in San Jose, CA; New York, NY; and Phoenix, AZ;
CarCharging's business model is designed to accelerate the adoption of public
CarCharging offers various options to commercial and residential property
owners for EV charging services. Our typical business model provides a
comprehensive turnkey program where CarCharging owns and operates the EV
charging equipment; manages the installation, maintenance, and related
services; and shares a portion of the EV charging revenue with the property
owner. Alternatively, property partners can share in the equipment and
installation expenses with CarCharging operating and managing the EV charging
stations and providing network connectivity. For properties interested in
purchasing and owning EV charging stations, CarCharging can also provide EV
charging hardware, site recommendations, connection to the Blink Network, and
management and maintenance services.
Through its subsidiary, Blink Network, CarCharging also provides residential
EV charging solutions for single-family homes. For more information, please
CarCharging has 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 Walgreens, IKEA, Wal-Mart, Simon Property
Group, Equity One, Equity Residential, Forest City, Cinemark USA, Fox Studios,
Facebook, PayPal, Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants, Mayo Clinic, San Diego
Padres, University of Pennsylvania, Ace Parking, Central/USA Parking, Icon
Parking, Rapid Parking, Parking Concepts, CVS, Related Management,
Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental
Protection, City of Phoenix (AZ), City of Philadelphia (PA), and City of Miami
CarCharging is committed to creating a robust, feature-rich network for EV
charging and is hardware agnostic. CarCharging's owns the Blink network, and
owns and operates EV charging equipment manufactured by Blink, ChargePoint,
General Electric, Nissan, and SemaConnect. CarCharging's Level II charging
stations are compatible with EVs sold in the United States including the Tesla
Model S, Nissan LEAF, Chevy Volt, Mitsubishi i-Miev, Toyota Prius Plug-In,
Honda Fit EV, and Toyota Rav4 EV, as well as many others scheduled for release
over the next few years.
For more information about CarCharging, please visit www.CarCharging.com,
www.facebook.com/Car.Charging, or www.twitter.com/CarCharging.
Roundy's is a leading grocer in the Midwest with nearly $4.0 billion in sales
and more than 26,000 employees. Founded in Milwaukee in 1872, Roundy's
operates 174 retail grocery stores and 110 pharmacies under the Pick 'n Save,
Rainbow, Copps, Metro Market and Mariano's retail banners in Wisconsin,
Minnesota and Illinois. Roundy's is committed to helping the communities its
stores serve through the Roundy's Foundation. Chartered in 2003, the Roundy's
Foundation mission is to support organizations working to relieve hunger and
helping families in crisis due to domestic abuse, neglect and other at-risk
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Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. By their nature, forward-looking
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