MIAMI BEACH, Fla., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI) ("CarCharging"), a nationwide provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging services, announced that through its partnership with Four Seasons, EV charging services are now available at the Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley at East Palo Alto. With the highest standard of luxury and personalized hospitality, Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley is located at 2050 University Circle.
An environment of scenic beauty and the capital of high tech, Palo Alto is the epicenter of Silicon Valley and one of California's most vital communities. Just 30 miles south of San Francisco, Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley is dedicated to relaxation and productivity with a satisfying mix of spacious comfort, luxury culinary inspiration and pleasurable pursuits. This luxury hotel includes a rooftop whirlpool and lap pool with private cabanas, umbrellas and lounge chairs, 24-hour fitness facilities, spa with steam room, 24-hour business center, and L'Occitane bath amenities.
"EVs are now a proven technology and by offering our charging services at the acclaimed Four Seasons Hotel, we expand the EV charging infrastructure in the heartland of the electric vehicle revolution, Silicon Valley," said Michael D. Farkas, CEO of CarCharging.
The EV charging services for Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley utilize a Blink Level II EV charging station, which provides 240 volts with 32 amps of power to quickly recharge an electric vehicle's battery. EV drivers can easily request Blink's InCard at www.BlinkNetwork.com to initiate use and payment at these locations. Blink's InCard also allows drivers to use charging locations on the Blink Network, the software that operates, monitors, and tracks the Blink stations and all of its charging data. CarCharging's EV charging stations also accept direct payment via credit card.
Users can pinpoint additional EV charging station locations using the CarCharging map at www.BlinkNetwork.com or 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 Francisco, CA; New York, NY; and Phoenix, AZ; CarCharging's business model is designed to accelerate the adoption of public EV charging.
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 visit www.BlinkHQ.com.
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 Beach (FL).
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, Aerovironment, 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.
About Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley at East Palo Alto
A luxury hotel in Silicon Valley at East Palo Alto, California, Four Seasons brings the high-touch appeal of its legendary service and luxury to the innovative capital of high tech. In the hub of Silicon Valley, ten minutes from Stanford University, this intimate hotel is the centrepiece of the new University Circle complex, and the gateway to Palo Alto's most exclusive residential area.
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