Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTC: CCGI) (“CarCharging”), a leading owner, operator, and provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging services, announced today that a franchisee of Wendy’s, the world’s third-largest quick-service hamburger restaurant chain, has deployed Blink Level 2 EV charging stations at two Wendy’s restaurants in Oregon and Washington. The Blink EV chargers are located at Wendy’s at 2708 W. Nob Hill Boulevard in Yakima, Washington, and 2401 West 11th Avenue in Eugene, Oregon. The Blink EV charging stations are available to the public and operate on the Blink Network, the software that manages, monitors, and tracks the Blink EV stations and all its charging data.
“One of our central missions at CarCharging is to provide EV drivers with the opportunity to charge at all types of locations,” said Mike Calise, CarCharging’s Chief Executive Officer. “By offering our Blink EV charging stations at quality quick-service locations such as Wendy’s, drivers can fuel their bodies and their electric cars at the same time.”
“As part of our own Company Social Responsibility initiatives, Wendy’s is committed to improving our environmental footprint, so we are excited to support electric car drivers in these communities do the same by providing them with Blink EV charging stations,” said Jennifer Robson, Vice President of Real Estate of Wenspok Companies.
Blink Level 2 chargers are able to rapidly recharge electric cars, and accept payment with the Blink InCard or major credit card via the Blink mobile application, Blink Network website, or Blink customer support center. Blink’s free membership offers drivers discounted charging fees on select public EV chargers on the Blink Network. Drivers can pinpoint Blink EV charging station locations and become a Blink member via the Blink mobile application or www.BlinkNetwork.com. In addition to these features, drivers can also initiate charging sessions via the Blink mobile application.