The Auto Channel
The Largest Independent Automotive Research Resource
Official Website of the New Car Buyer

CarCharging Awarded Alternative Fuel Station Leader by Southeast Florida Clean Cities Coalition

charging station (select to view enlarged photo)

Electric Car Charging Service Provider Honored at Southeast Florida Clean Cities Coalition 2013 Awards Breakfast

MIAMI BEACH, FL--Feb. 26, 2013:  Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI) ("CarCharging"), a nationwide provider of convenient electric vehicle (EV) charging services, is proud to announce that it has been honored by the Southeast Florida Clean Cities Coalition ("Coalition") as Alternative Fuel Station Leader. The award was presented at the Coalition's 2013 Awards breakfast held on Friday, February 22 nd, 2013 by Coalition Chair and City of Hollywood Commissioner, Patty Asseff

The Southeast Florida Clean Cities Coalition was created in 1993 by Executive Order of Governor Lawton Chiles and received a subsequent designation by the U.S. Department of Energy.  The Coalition's 2013 Awards recognized members who have made outstanding contributions to the Coalition's goal of reducing our dependence on imported oil and improving the environment by creating a sustainable fuel market.  The Alternative Fuel Station award recognizes the Coalition member or stakeholder that has contributed to the addition of alternative fuel vehicle refueling stations.

"We are honored to have received the Alternative Fuel Station Leader award from the Southeast Florida Clean Cities Coalition," said Michael D. Farkas, CEO of CarCharging. "Alongside the Coalition, we are committed to reducing our nation's dependence on foreign oil, and support its efforts and EV drivers through our commitment to develop EV charging infrastructure, not only in Southeast Florida, but nationwide."

CarCharging's business model is designed to accelerate EV sales by developing the EV charging infrastructure.  CarCharging has more than 45 strategic partnerships across various business sectors, and its partners manage or own a total of 6.5 million parking spaces. CarCharging's partners include, but are not limited to Ace Parking, Central Parking, Equity One, Equity Residential, Walgreens, City of Miami Beach, and the City of Hollywood. CarCharging pays for all installation, maintenance and related services; therefore, eliminated capital costs for property owners.

CarCharging's services utilize EV charging stations manufactured by ChargePoint, which provide 240 volts with 32 amps of power to quickly recharge an EV's battery. CarCharging's stations are also on the ChargePoint® Network, the largest national online network connecting EV drivers to EV charging stations.