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Posts Tagged: Blink Charging

Blink Charging acquires SemaConnect

Charging network operator Blink Charging has agreed to acquire EVSE manufacturer SemaConnect for $200 million. The deal will add an additional 13,000 chargers, 1,800 site host locations, and more than 150,000 registered members to Blink’s existing footprint. Blink says the acquisition will enable it to offer “complete vertical integration, from R&D and manufacturing to charger… Read more »

Blink subsidiary to deploy hundreds of charging points at parking facilities in the UK and Ireland

Blink Charging’s recent acquisition of UK charging provider EB Charging, added more than 1,150 chargers, installed or committed for delivery, to Blink’s footprint. Blink is now present in over 18 countries. Now EB Charging has announced an agreement with European parking operator Q-Park to deploy nearly 600 charging points across 80 sites in the UK… Read more »

Blink Charging acquires UK-based charging provider

Network operator Blink Charging (Nasdaq: BLNK), through its wholly-owned European subsidiary, Blink Holdings BV, has acquired UK-based charging provider Electric Blue (aka EB Charging) for some $23.4 million. Blink is currently present in more than 18 countries. This acquisition represents the company’s first entry into the UK market, and will add some 1,150 chargers to… Read more »

Blink Charging to supply chargers to North American GM dealerships

Blink Charging (Nasdaq: BLNK) is deploying its IQ 200 Level 2 chargers at participating GM dealerships in the US and Canada. Working with facility solutions provider ABM, which delivers turnkey EV charging installations, Blink has already started shipping chargers to selected GM dealerships, and has more orders to be filled over the next several months…. Read more »

2021 EV Charging Infrastructure Benchmark: Electrify America top digital platform, Tesla Superchargers top location experience

This year, Blink and Tesla Superchargers were added to the list of charging networks tested in 2020: Electrify America, EVgo, ChargePoint, EV Connect and Greenlots.  Electrify America earned the top score in the Digital Platform category, as well as the top combined score for both categories. Tesla Superchargers received the top score in the Charging… Read more »

Bridgestone to offer service for EVs and hybrids in Texas and California

Bridgestone Retail Operations, a subsidiary of Bridgestone Americas, plans to expand its electric and hybrid vehicle services at 44 of the company’s Firestone Complete Auto Care and Wheel Works stores in Austin, Texas and San Francisco, California. While EV services today account for less than 10% of total services at Bridgestone’s retail operations nationwide, the… Read more »

Blink Charging expands its European coverage with the acquisition of Blue Corner

Blink Charging (Nasdaq: BLNK), which provides a wide variety of charging products and services, has acquired Belgium-based Blue Corner, a charging network that includes over 7,000 charging ports located across Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and France. The deal, valued at around $24 million, is a key part of Blink’s international expansion plans. The European EV… Read more »

GM aims to make charging seamless with Ultium Charge 360

GM is methodically moving forward with its plans for electrification. The automaker’s latest initiative is Ultium Charge 360, “a holistic charging approach that integrates charging networks, GM vehicle mobile apps, and other products and services to simplify the overall charging experience for GM electric vehicle owners.” Ultium Charge 360 is basically a consolidation and expansion… Read more »

Blink deploys charging stations using local load management

Blink Charging has announced the installation of four EV charging stations utilizing local load management, which the company says is the first deployment of its kind. The configuration allows up to 20 charging stations to be deployed on a single circuit.  The design provides equal output to each charger based on the number of stations… Read more »

Hubject and Blink partner to offer EV roaming in US

Berlin-based Hubject provides a charging interoperability platform called Intercharge that boasts over 300 B2B partners in 26 countries. Intercharge connects charging station operators and e-mobility service providers in a way that’s transparent to users, allowing EV drivers to patronize any charging operator or network using one account, one app and one bill. Now Hubject has… Read more »