News and Updates

News and Updates

Former Uber executive Chris Burghardt will lead the European business Campbell, Calif (USA) – ChargePoint, the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network, announced the appointment of Chris Burghardt, as Managing Director for Europe. Burghardt joins the team from Uber, where he served as Head of Policy EMEA. The appointment follows a year of tremendous growth for ChargePoint. Earlier this year the organization announced its expansion into Europe, fueled by $125m in funding raised during its Series G round. Burghardt – who has previously held leadership positions across the auto...


Breakthrough “tap to charge” app feature gives EV drivers more choices and uses near field communication (NFC) technology to deliver a premier charging experience Campbell, Calif. – September 28, 2017 – ChargePoint, Inc., the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network, today announced that, for the first time, drivers can start charging any EV by tapping an iPhone, Android Phone or Apple Watch on any ChargePoint charger. The new “tap to charge” feature works at more than 40,000 ChargePoint charging spots across North America, making ChargePoint the first company to empower EV...


World’s largest EV charging network becomes the first company in Europe to deliver solutions for every charging need in the second-largest global EV market Campbell, CA (USA) and Berlin, Germany – August 31, 2017 – ChargePoint, Inc., the leading electric vehicle (EV) charging network, today announced the availability of a complete suite of charging solutions to help drivers in Europe charge at home, work, around town and on long trips. With residential solutions for multi-family and single-family homes as well as public and commercial solutions for many types of businesses including, fleets...


New Arizona office grows ChargePoint service and support operations in North America, adds jobs and supports the shift to electric mobility Scottsdale, Ariz. – August 17, 2017 – ChargePoint, Inc., the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network, today built on its industry leadership and commitment to EV drivers by expanding its service and support operations with a new office in Scottsdale. The office strengthens ChargePoint’s presence in the region and underscores its dedication to providing world-class support for EV drivers and charging station owners alike. Since getting its...


Siemens Energy Management demonstrates its commitment to accelerating the adoption of EVs in Europe by increasing its financial investment in ChargePoint, a leader in electric vehicle charging Campbell, CA (USA) and Munich, Germany – June 29, 2017 – ChargePoint, one of the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging networks, today announced that it secured an additional $43 million in funding. With participation from technology leader Siemens, this new funding will help to further accelerate the company’s commitment to e-mobility across Europe. The latest funding follows an initial $82...


World’s largest charging network continues to grow, adding nearly 10,000 residential and commercial charging spots Campbell, Calif. – June 27, 2017 – ChargePoint, Inc. the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network, today announced that it has acquired GE’s EV charging network, adding more than 1,800 commercial and about 8,000 residential charging spots to its network. With drivers and customers in mind, ChargePoint will maintain GE’s existing software and commercial charging spots, helping to make the change to ChargePoint as easy and seamless as possible for existing clients and...


ChargePoint, the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network, today announced that ChargePoint® Home is the first EV charger to earn ENERGY STAR certification for using energy efficiently. ChargePoint Home, which also recently won the Architizer A+Award for Popular Choice in the Smart Home Category, adds up to 25 miles of range per hour to any EV and has accumulated more than 1,000,000 home charging sessions across 47 states to date and continues to grow.


Beginning this summer, public buses, delivery trucks and other corporate fleets will have the opportunity to reduce their environmental footprint more than ever before. U.S. Bank (NYSE: USB) and ChargePoint, the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network, teamed up to offer Voyager Network Fleet Card acceptance at tens-of-thousands of ChargePoint charging ports throughout the United States. ChargePoint will begin equipping its locations for acceptance immediately and expects the process to be completed over the summer.


InstaVolt to deploy ChargePoint DC rapid charge solutions, enabling long distance electric travel and accelerating the adoption of e-mobility across the UK London, United Kingdom – May 9, 2017 – ChargePoint, the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network, today announced its next significant milestone as it expands into the European market by partnering with a major customer. InstaVolt, a brand committed to deploying the latest DC rapid charge technology and building a premium EV network across the UK, has signed a contract to purchase more than 200 ChargePoint rapid charge systems...


Campbell, Calif. (USA) – April 26, 2017 – ChargePoint, the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network, today at the Uber Elevate Summit announced a charging partnership with Uber Elevate to support a global vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) transportation network. ChargePoint will develop the world’s first charging solutions for electric VTOL vehicles, enabling these aircraft to make more trips, serve more passengers and transform the way people get around the cities of tomorrow. The partnership marks a pivotal moment in the history of electric mobility and a major shift in the...