News and Updates
News and Updates
June 28, 2017
Siemens Energy Management demonstrates its commitment to accelerating the adoption of EVs in Europe by increasing its financial investment in ChargePoint, a leader in electric vehicle charging Campbell, CA (USA) and Munich, Germany – June 29, 2017 – ChargePoint, one of the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging networks, today announced that it secured an additional $43 million in funding. With participation from technology leader Siemens, this new funding will help to further accelerate the company’s commitment to e-mobility across Europe. The latest funding follows an initial $82...
World’s largest charging network continues to grow, adding nearly 10,000 residential and commercial charging spots Campbell, Calif. – June 27, 2017 – ChargePoint, Inc. the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network, today announced that it has acquired GE’s EV charging network, adding more than 1,800 commercial and about 8,000 residential charging spots to its network. With drivers and customers in mind, ChargePoint will maintain GE’s existing software and commercial charging spots, helping to make the change to ChargePoint as easy and seamless as possible for existing clients and...
June 22, 2017
ChargePoint, the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network, today announced that ChargePoint® Home is the first EV charger to earn ENERGY STAR certification for using energy efficiently. ChargePoint Home, which also recently won the Architizer A+Award for Popular Choice in the Smart Home Category, adds up to 25 miles of range per hour to any EV and has accumulated more than 1,000,000 home charging sessions across 47 states to date and continues to grow.
May 31, 2017
Beginning this summer, public buses, delivery trucks and other corporate fleets will have the opportunity to reduce their environmental footprint more than ever before. U.S. Bank (NYSE: USB) and ChargePoint, the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network, teamed up to offer Voyager Network Fleet Card acceptance at tens-of-thousands of ChargePoint charging ports throughout the United States. ChargePoint will begin equipping its locations for acceptance immediately and expects the process to be completed over the summer.
InstaVolt to deploy ChargePoint DC rapid charge solutions, enabling long distance electric travel and accelerating the adoption of e-mobility across the UK London, United Kingdom – May 9, 2017 – ChargePoint, the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network, today announced its next significant milestone as it expands into the European market by partnering with a major customer. InstaVolt, a brand committed to deploying the latest DC rapid charge technology and building a premium EV network across the UK, has signed a contract to purchase more than 200 ChargePoint rapid charge systems...
Campbell, Calif. (USA) – April 26, 2017 – ChargePoint, the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network, today at the Uber Elevate Summit announced a charging partnership with Uber Elevate to support a global vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) transportation network. ChargePoint will develop the world’s first charging solutions for electric VTOL vehicles, enabling these aircraft to make more trips, serve more passengers and transform the way people get around the cities of tomorrow. The partnership marks a pivotal moment in the history of electric mobility and a major shift in the...
ChargePoint, the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network, today announced the appointment of Rick Wagoner to its Board of Directors. Wagoner is an automotive industry leader, having held various management positions at General Motors (GM) around the world for more than three decades. He became the youngest president and chief executive officer (CEO) in GM’s history in 2000 and was appointed to chairman and CEO in 2003, tasked with addressing several long-term challenges while creating new growth opportunities. Wagoner brings deep automotive industry and business expertise to the ChargePoint board, coupled with an acute awareness of the importance of e-mobility in the future of transportation.
ChargePoint, the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network, today announced it has secured an initial $82 million in funding, part of a larger multi-million dollar fundraise, led by Daimler. The first close of the company’s latest fundraising round is the largest in the Silicon Valley company’s history. The investment will support the expansion of the company’s charging network into Europe, enabling the region to complete the shift to e-mobility.
January 11, 2017
ChargePoint, the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network, today announced that its connected EV charging solutions are helping top apartments around the U.S. attract and retain residents while making it easy for condominium homeowner associations to accommodate requests for EV charging. Aventino and Rockwell are just two of the many leading residential communities offering smart EV charging as a convenient amenity, with Rockwell leading the way in combining EV charging with stacked parking.
January 5, 2017
ChargePoint, the world’s largest and most open electric vehicle (EV) charging network, today announced ChargePoint Express Plus, the ultra-fast DC charging solution that is ready for the electric cars, buses and trucks of today and tomorrow. Express Plus can charge today’s newest electric vehicles, such as the Chevy Bolt EV, at their maximum rate; is equipped to charge upcoming EVs such as the Tesla Model 3 and is ready to deliver maximum charging speed to EVs coming to market in the years to come. A modular platform designed for businesses and charging centers along major roadways or transit depots, Express Plus can deliver up to 400 kilowatts (kW) to an EV, providing the power, speed and scalability necessary to make the future of mobility all-electric.