MIAMI BEACH, FL--(Marketwired - Feb 23, 2017) - Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTC PINK: CCGI) ("CarCharging"), a leading owner, operator, and provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging services, announced today that a franchisee of Wendy's, the world's third-largest quick-service hamburger restaurant chain, has deployed Blink Level 2 EV charging stations at two Wendy's restaurants in Oregon and Washington. The Blink EV chargers are located at Wendy's at 2708 W. Nob Hill Boulevard in Yakima, Washington, and 2401 West 11th Avenue in Eugene, Oregon. The Blink EV charging stations are available to the public and operate on the Blink Network, the software that manages, monitors, and tracks the Blink EV stations and all its charging data.
"One of our central missions at CarCharging is to provide EV drivers with the opportunity to charge at all types of locations," said Mike Calise, CarCharging's Chief Executive Officer. "By offering our Blink EV charging stations at quality quick-service locations such as Wendy's, drivers can fuel their bodies and their electric cars at the same time."
"As part of our own Company Social Responsibility initiatives, Wendy's is committed to improving our environmental footprint, so we are excited to support electric car drivers in these communities do the same by providing them with Blink EV charging stations," said Jennifer Robson, Vice President of Real Estate of Wenspok Companies.
Blink Level 2 chargers are able to rapidly recharge electric cars, and accept payment with the Blink InCard or major credit card via the Blink mobile application, Blink Network website, or Blink customer support center. Blink's free membership offers drivers discounted charging fees on select public EV chargers on the Blink Network. Drivers can pinpoint Blink EV charging station locations and become a Blink member via the Blink mobile application or www.BlinkNetwork.com. In addition to these features, drivers can also initiate charging sessions via the Blink mobile application.
About Car Charging Group, Inc.
Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTC PINK: CCGI) is a leader in nationwide public electric vehicle (EV) charging services, enabling EV drivers to easily recharge at locations throughout the United States. Headquartered in Miami Beach, Florida with offices in Los Gatos, California and Phoenix, Arizona, CarCharging's business is designed to accelerate the adoption of public EV charging.
CarCharging offers EV charging equipment and connectivity to the Blink Network, a cloud-based software that operates, manages, and tracks the Blink EV charging stations and all the associated data. The Company also provides residential EV charging solutions for single-family homes.
CarCharging has strategic property partners across multiple business sectors including multifamily residential and commercial properties, airports, colleges, municipalities, parking garages, shopping malls, retail parking, schools, and workplaces.
For more information about CarCharging, please visit www.CarCharging.com and www.BlinkNetwork.com
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