SOURCE: Car Charging Group, Inc.
MIAMI BEACH, FL and SHOREWOOD HILLS, WI--(Marketwire - Sep 25, 2012) - Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI) ("CarCharging"), a nationwide provider of convenient electric vehicle (EV) charging services, is proud to announce that it now offers its services at Copps, owned by Roundy's Supermarkets, Inc. The EV charging services are provided at 3650 University Ave in Shorewood Hills, Wisconsin, near the University of Wisconsin.
"CarCharging is excited about the opportunities presented in partnering with Copps in Shorewood Hills," said Michael D. Farkas, Chief Executive Officer of CarCharging. "Given that this is our first installation in Wisconsin, we look forward to providing our EV charging services to Roundy's customers and Wisconsin residents."
CarCharging currently utilizes EV charging stations manufactured by ChargePoint®, known as Level II, which provide 240 volts with 32 amps of power to quickly refuel an EV's battery. EV drivers can easily request a CarCharging account online, and attach a small RFID 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® Network. 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® mobile application also provides real-time charging station locations 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 refuel 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 has built 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, thereby eliminating capital costs for property owners.
Car Charging Group 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. Car Charging Group's partners include, but are not limited to Ace Parking, Central Parking, Equity One, Icon Parking, Rapid Parking, Related Companies, 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.
About Roundy's Supermarkets, Inc.:
Roundy's Supermarkets, Inc. is a leading grocer in the Midwest with nearly $4 billion in sales and roughly 18,000 employees. Founded and headquartered in Milwaukee in 1872, it operates 159 retail grocery stores and 98 pharmacies under the Pick 'n Save, Copps, Rainbow, Metro Market and Mariano's banners in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Illinois. For more information about Roundy's and its banners, visit www.roundys.com.
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