Largest Owner, Operator, and Provider of Electric Vehicle Charging Services Supports New Nissan LEAF Buyers with Free EV Charging
Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI) (“CarCharging”), a nationwide provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging services announced that the company has joined Nissan’s EZ-Charge℠ and “No Charge to Charge” programs. Nissan is rolling out the “No Charge to Charge” promotion, which provides two years of no-fee charging with the new EZ-Charge card with the purchase of a new Nissan LEAF. The EZ Charge all-access card provides Nissan LEAF owners with access to CarCharging’s Blink Network as well as other major charging networks.
CarCharging will provide “No Charge to Charge” program participants with thirty minutes of charging at its eligible DC Fast charging stations and one hour of charging at its eligible Level 2 charging stations at no fee. Eligible locations include public parking locations, which do not charge parking fees. After the allotted no-fee charging, participants may continue to fuel their EV and pay standard charging rates.
The programs will initially be offered beginning on July 1, 2014 in 10 of the largest Nissan LEAF markets, which include Dallas-Ft. Worth, Houston, Nashville, Phoenix, Portland (Oregon), San Diego, San Francisco, Sacramento, Seattle, and Washington, D.C. The programs will also be offered retroactively to consumers who purchased their LEAF on or after April 1, 2014, and expanded to at least 15 additional markets in the following year.
“CarCharging continues to support the industry by participating in programs with auto manufacturers, such as Nissan, to provide range confidence and encourage broader EV adoption by the masses,” said Michael D. Farkas, Chief Executive Officer of CarCharging. “With thousands of EV charging stations at all types of properties throughout the country, CarCharging is delighted to support Nissan and LEAF buyers with convenient, no-fee charging at our participating locations. Through this program, we will begin to monetize the assets we have developed and acquired over the last few years and we anticipate other manufacturers will participate.”
Program participants can pinpoint CarCharging’s public EV charging station locations using the maps at www.BlinkNetwork.com and www.CarCharging.com. Drivers are encouraged to thoroughly read the materials containing the complete program participation terms and conditions distributed at registration.