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CarCharging Now Provides Electric Vehicle Charging Services at Harbor Bay Business Park in Alameda, CA

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Electric Car Charging Service Provider Continues to Expand EV Charging Footprint in Northern California

MIAMI BEACH, FL--Jan. 29, 2013:  Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI) ("CarCharging"), a nationwide provider of convenient electric vehicle (EV) charging services, through its partnership with Broadway Management, now provides EV charging services at Harbor Bay Business Park in Alameda, California. The Harbor Bay Business Park is nearly 325 acres and is home to over 100 companies in technology research, development, support, software and hardware, professional sports, business services, engineering, telecommunications and biotechnology. 

The Harbor Bay Business Park is part of the master-planned Harbor Bay Isle development, and the area includes several hotels and restaurants, such as Hampton Inn & Suites, Extended Stay America, and Why Cook? Too. The EV charging services are provided in the parking lot of the Harbor Bay Business Park, located at 1151 Harbor Bay Parkway.

"As auto manufacturers continue to expand their EV offerings, we are proud to partner with Broadway Management and expand our EV charging services," said Michael D. Farkas, CEO of CarCharging.  "With the addition of Harbor Bay Business Park, our services are now available in numerous locations throughout Northern California."

"My great grandfather drove a horse and buggy, my grandfather drove a Stanley Steamer, my father drove a gas powered car, and I look forward to driving an electric vehicle," said Ed Hirshberg, President of Broadway Management. "Change is coming much faster than we realize. There is a good chance that this technology will allow the great cities of the world to have clean air in our lifetime."

CarCharging's services utilize EV charging stations manufactured by ChargePoint®, known as Level II, which provide 240 volts with 32 amps of power to quickly recharge an electric vehicle's battery. EV drivers can easily register and create a CarCharging account online, and attach a small card to their keychain to initiate use and payment at any intelligent CarCharging station. The CarCharging RFID card also allows drivers to use charging locations on the ChargePoint® Network, the largest national online network connecting EV drivers to EV charging stations. CarCharging also accepts direct payment via credit card.

Users can pinpoint EV charging station locations using the CarCharging map at Car Charging. The ChargePoint mobile application for the iPhone, Android, and Blackberry phones also provides real-time charging station location information with turn-by-turn directions.  Drivers will soon be able to reserve a time slot, guaranteeing access to EV charging stations to recharge their electric vehicle.  

Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI) is a pioneer in nationwide public electric vehicle (EV) charging services at accessible and convenient locations. Headquartered in Miami, Florida with offices in California, Canada, and Spain, CarCharging is committed to creating a robust, feature-rich network for EV charging. CarCharging typically pays for all hardware, installation, maintenance and related services; therefore, eliminating initial capital costs for all property owners. 

CarCharging has more than 45 strategic partnerships across various business sectors.  CarCharging's partners manage or own a total of 6.5 million parking spaces, and include, but are not limited to Ace Parking, Central Parking, Equity One, Equity Residential, Forest City Enterprises, Walgreens, Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, City of Miami Beach, and the City of Norwalk, Connecticut.  CarCharging's services utilize EV charging stations manufactured by ChargePoint.