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ChargePoint CEO talks about Tesla Superchargers, wireless and the future of public charging

Pasquale Romano, the CEO of ChargePoint, one of the world’s largest charging networks, sat down with EV writer Jim Motavalli at the recent Web Summit conference for a wide-ranging interview. Romano discusses the accelerating growth of the EV market – in California, plug-ins now make up 5% of new-car sales, and in Silicon Valley it’s… Read more »

ChargePoint and FLO partner to enable EV roaming across North America

ChargePoint and FLO, two of the largest charging networks in the US and Canada, respectively, have formed a roaming partnership designed to provide EV drivers with a seamless charging experience across North America. Much as mobile phone roaming enables user-transparent connections between cell networks, ChargePoint and FLO members can now access public chargers on both… Read more »

ChargePoint Services to roll out chargers at UK gas stations

ChargePoint Services has signed a partnership deal with Motor Fuel Group (MFG), which operates 413 gas stations (“forecourts” to our British friends) across the UK under the BP, Shell and Texaco brands. ChargePoint Services will operate 50 kW-plus rapid chargers at MFG locations nationwide. The chargers will be part of ChargePoint Services’ GeniePoint Network, which enables continuous… Read more »

ChargePoint expands US presence with new Arizona office

Charging network operator ChargePoint has expanded its service and support operations by opening a new office in Scottsdale, Arizona. The Scottsdale office will serve as the company’s center of global customer service and quality operations, managing and deploying support for North America while administering European support operations with direct regional support deployed in each country…. Read more »

ChargePoint Services orders 50 rapid chargers from EVTronic

ChargePoint Services has placed a £1-million ($1.3 million) order with French EV hardware supplier EVTronic for fifty rapid chargers to expand its GeniePoint Network in the UK. The first of the new chargers is due for delivery by the end of August, and the rest will be installed over the next three months. The EVTronic… Read more »

ChargePoint takes over management of GE’s charging network

Charging network operator ChargePoint has become the exclusive operator of GE’s EV charging network, adding some 1,800 commercial and 8,000 residential charging spots to its network. The agreement includes support for both residential and commercial DuraStations and WattStations. ChargePoint will maintain GE’s existing software and commercial charging network, and GE will continue to fulfill its… Read more »

ChargePoint to accept Voyager Fleet Card

Fleet cards, which millions of drivers of fleet cars, trucks and heavy-duty commercial rigs use to pay for gas and maintenance, are the latest component of the automotive universe to start going electric. U.S. Bank and ChargePoint are working together to make the Voyager Network Fleet Card a valid payment method at ChargePoint charging stations… Read more »

ChargePoint expands into Europe with InstaVolt partnership

Network operator ChargePoint is expanding into the European market by partnering with InstaVolt to deploy over 200 ChargePoint rapid charge systems in the UK. ChargePoint’s Express Plus solutions will be installed by InstaVolt close to popular routes across the UK, enabling drivers to charge their vehicles during long journeys. “InstaVolt has raised millions to install… Read more »

ChargePoint raises $82 million for European expansion

ChargePoint, which operates a network of more than 33,000 independently owned charging spots, has secured $82 million in funding, the first part of a larger fundraising round led by Daimler. The new investment will support the expansion of the company’s charging network into Europe. BMW i Ventures and other existing investors also participated in the… Read more »

ChargePoint works to bring EV charging to apartments and condos

Installing EV charging infrastructure can be a challenge for residents of apartments or condominiums, but it’s a challenge that urgently needs to be addressed, as millions of people live in multi-unit dwellings, not only in US cities, but also in hot EV markets such as Europe and China. Network operator ChargePoint is working with residential… Read more »