Campbell, Calif. December 13, 2010 -- Coulomb Technologies today announced a distribution partnership with 365 Energy EEEA. 365 Energy EEEA will collaborate with FullCharger International to install and operate a network of charging stations for electric vehicles in the region. FullCharger installed 10 ChargePoint charging stations at the Istanbul Auto Show 2010, including the Istanbul Fair parking area, which makes this the first and largest EV charging network in Turkey. 365 EEEA also announced that 90 more stations are planned to be added to ChargePoint Network in 2010, located in cities of Istanbul, Ankara, İzmir, Bursa, Eskişehir, Antalya and Kayseri.
“We are proud to expand the ChargePoint Network into Turkey, a country that is embracing new forms of transportation,” said Richard Lowenthal, CEO of Coulomb Technologies. “365 Energy EEEA is making great strides to bring state-of-the-art electric vehicle charging services to the people of Turkey.”
Ahmet Yapışlar, CEO of 365 Energy EEEA stated, “We were proud to play an important role at the 13th International Istanbul Auto Show. 365 Energy EEEA and FullCharger using Coulomb Technologies’ ChargePoint stations, charged Chery, Fiat, Ford and Mitsubishi EVs during their first time public appearance in Turkey. The Country of Turkey is an important player and promising country in the global EV market with its young and dynamic population which is open to innovation.”
The ChargePoint® Network is open to all drivers of plug-in vehicles and all manufacturers of plug-in vehicle charging stations. ChargePoint Network’s unique features include:
365 Energy EEEA (365 Enerji Teknolojisi ve Hizmetleri A.Ş.), headquartered in Istanbul, Turkey, is the distribution partner of Coulomb Technologies, Inc. within its region. 365 EEEA offers an electric vehicle charging solution with an open system driver network: the ChargePoint Network provides multiple web-based portals for Hosts, Fleet managers, Drivers, and Utilities, and ChargePoint Networked Charging Stations ranging in capability from 120 Volt to 240 Volt AC charging and up to 500 Volt DC charging. For more information, visit www.365enerji.com.tr.
FullCharger International is headquartered in Paris, France. Its core business is to provide services to electric vehicle users by establishing and operating charging stations network. FullCharger puchases Coulomb Technologies, Inc.’s world-leading ChargePoint® Networked electric vehicle charging stations through Coulomb’s regional distribution partner 365 Energy EEEA. FullCharger is currently operating in Bulgaria and Turkey. It will start its operations in Greece, Romania and Cyprus within the first half of 2011 and continue its expansion to Ukraine and Russian before the end of 2011. For more information, visit www.fullcharger.com.
Coulomb Technologies is the leader in electric vehicle charging systems and application services, with the ChargePoint Network now operating in 14 countries, and Network Operations Centers in the U.S., London, and Hong Kong. The ChargePoint Network first went live in January of 2009. Coulomb provides a vehicle-charging infrastructure, with an open system driver network: the ChargePoint Network provides multiple web-based portals for Hosts, Fleet Managers, Drivers, and Utilities, and ChargePoint Networked Charging Stations ranging in capability from 120 Volt to 240 Volt AC charging and up to 500 Volt DC charging. For more information, follow Coulomb on Twitter at twitter.com/coulombevi. To request a charging station in your area, visit www.mychargepoint.net/request-station.php. To download the ChargePoint iPhone App, click here.