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ChargePoint updates its public charging app

A charging station locater app is a must-have for any EV driver. One of the most popular is the one offered by the ChargePoint network, which includes not only stations that are members of its own network, but over 33,000 charging spots from all major charging networks. The company has released a new version of… Read more »

VW partners with Bosch and ChargePoint to offer charging services for e-Golf buyers

Volkswagen has announced partnerships with two firms to provide charging services for its new e-Golf EV, which will go on sale in the US later this year as a 2015 model. VW selected Bosch Automotive Service Solutions to supply and install home charging stations for e-Golf buyers, and ChargePoint to provide VW-branded stations to e-Golf… Read more »

ChargePoint (sort of) back in the picture as Nissan launches No Charge to Charge program

Nissan has launched its No Charge to Charge program, which offers new LEAF buyers (and lessees) two years of free public charging, in 10 metro areas around the country. These 10 markets have around 2,600 public charging stations, including over 200 quick chargers. Nissan plans to expand the deal to at least 15 more US… Read more »

ChargePoint public chargers are more numerous than McDonald’s

One of the top reasons people cite for not buying an EV is a lack of charging stations. But as the number of public chargers explodes, that’s looking more and more like a lack of information. In fact, there are a lot of public charging stations out there, especially in the more EV-savvy regions of… Read more »

ChargePoint pulls out of Nissan’s EZ-Charge program, spoiling launch party

If you’ve seen our latest print issue of Charged, on bookshelves now (and available for online here), you may have read the cover story about Nissan’s No Charge to Charge program and the EZ-Charge Card, a single convenient card that would give LEAF drivers access to multiple charging networks. Well, not so fast… One of… Read more »

Schneider and ChargePoint announce new cloud-connected charging station

Schneider Electric, in collaboration with ChargePoint, has introduced a new cloud-connected version of its EVlink charging station. Features include: access to the ChargePoint network; data reporting that can be used to analyze driver usage patterns by time intervals, station attributes or energy usage; and built-in demand response that allows owners to monitor and manage energy load…. Read more »

ChargePoint offers trade-in credit on dual port-charging station

ChargePoint is offering a trade-in credit of up to $1,250 to customers who upgrade to the company’s new dual-port CT4000 charging station. Designed to address both the cost of installation and the growing demand for charging spots, the CT4000 series includes a power sharing feature, which allows a single circuit to power a dual-port charging… Read more »

ChargePoint network grows to 50,000 users

This week, the ChargePoint network reached a milestone as driver number 50,000 joined up. Unsurprisingly, the 50,000th ChargePoint member resides in the San Francisco Bay Area. Less than an hour after signing up, the new user plugged in a Tesla Model S to a ChargePoint station at the Marin County Civic Center in San Rafael…. Read more »

ChargePoint launches new financing program for EV charging stations

It’s one of the hottest trends in green tech: offering creative financing to get around the problem of high upfront equipment costs. EV charging giant ChargePoint is the latest to take advantage of this idea, partnering with Key Equipment Finance to launch a $100 million lease-to-own program for EV charging stations. The new offer will… Read more »

Chargepoint offers trade-in credit to Blink charger operators

As some analysts are predicting spectacular growth in the public charging market, something of a Wild West atmosphere is developing. Last month, Ecotality, one of the country’s largest network operators, filed for bankruptcy. Last week, Florida-based Car Charging Group announced that it would purchase Ecotality’s Blink charging network. Now Chargepoint, another giant network, is looking… Read more »