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According to the New Charging Forward Report, Drivers Plug Into the ChargePoint Network Every Two Seconds, Buoyed by Strong Market Performance and Record Customer Demand for Electric Vehicles Campbell, Calif. (USA) – February 6, 2018 – ChargePoint, the world’s leading electric vehicle (EV) charging network, today released its annual Charging Forward Report , providing a vivid snapshot of the state of electric mobility, tracking the growth of EV charging and mass EV adoption, and painting a picture of what’s to come in electric mobility, utilities, fleets, vehicle technology and more. In 2017,...


“Governor Brown’s Zero-Emission Executive Order committing California to the installation of 250,000 electric vehicle charging stations, including 10,000 DC fast chargers, by 2025, marks a significant milestone in the evolution to electric mobility. This $1.25 billion investment is the largest of any state in the country and will accelerate the state’s efforts to put 5 million electric vehicles on the road by 2030. “Once again, Governor Brown and the State of California are demonstrating true leadership not only at home, but across the country and around the world. “The commitment of $1.25...


InstaVolt to add 400 additional ChargePoint rapid charge solutions, tripling last year’s investment and enabling long distance electric travel throughout the country London, United Kingdom – January 26, 2018 – ChargePoint , the world’s leading electric vehicle (EV) charging network, today announced another important milestone in its expansion into the European market by growing its partnership with InstaVolt, a brand committed to deploying the latest rapid DC charger technology across the UK . InstaVolt will acquire 400 additional ChargePoint rapid chargers, adding to the 200 chargers the...


New cloud solutions provide seamless in-vehicle or in-app integration and give businesses more control over their networks Campbell, Calif. (USA) – January 10, 2018 – ChargePoint, the world’s leading electric vehicle (EV) charging network, today highlighted two cloud service solutions designed to revolutionize how companies provide charging services for drivers and enhance how businesses manage their charging networks. The ChargePoint Driver Experience Network helps auto automakers, transportation network companies (TNCs), retail fuel providers and others integrate charging functionality into...


ChargePoint delivers unmatched smart home integration and class-leading charging experience with Amazon Alexa and new mobile app features Campbell, Calif. (USA) – January 4, 2018 – ChargePoint, the world’s leading electric vehicle (EV) charging network, today announced that ChargePoint Home now offers integration with Amazon Alexa enabling EV drivers to manage home charging using only their voice. To further simplify ownership for EV drivers, new ChargePoint mobile app features help drivers to find charging spots using station photos and get notified when a charging spot opens up. Offering...


Complaint seeks injunctive relief for infringing on four patents focused on networked level 2 charging Campbell, Calif. (USA) – December 15, 2017 – ChargePoint today filed a patent infringement lawsuit against SemaConnect, a manufacturer of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations, alleging the infringement of four patents focused on networked electric vehicle charging. The complaint was filed in the District of Maryland and seeks injunctive relief and monetary damages. ChargePoint has invested substantial resources over the years to create EV charging solutions designed with drivers and...


New Valet view, an industry first, empowers valet services to serve EV drivers more efficiently Campbell, Calif. (USA) – December 14, 2017 – ChargePoint today announced Valet, a new feature that gives valet staff in fleet, multi-family, workplace, hospitality and other locations a simple view into the real-time status of individual vehicles and charging ports, as well as notifications when cars have finished charging. Valet simplifies the process of switching charged vehicles for vehicles that need a charge and enables valet providers to serve more EV drivers more efficiently. EV sales...


Partnership empowers businesses to become part of the fueling network of the future and accelerates the transition to mainstream electric transportation Campbell, Calif. (USA) and Paris, France – November 9, 2017 – ChargePoint, the world’s leading electric vehicle (EV) charging network, and TSG (Technical Services Group, formerly Tokheim), a leading service provider and equipment supplier for energy distribution networks, office complexes, shopping malls and parking garages, today announced an agreement covering site construction, installation and maintenance, together with a reseller...


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...