News and Updates
News and Updates
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.
December 15, 2016
ChargePoint, the world’s largest and most open electric vehicle (EV) charging network, today announced it is building 70 new DC fast charge locations along popular highway routes across the state of California. California Energy Commission (CEC) grants provide primary project funding, augmented by ChargePoint and partners. All of the new stations will be part of the growing ChargePoint network of over 31,000 charging spots that are easy for EV drivers to find and use wherever they go.
December 15, 2016
ChargePoint today welcomed the California Public Utility Commission’s unanimous vote to approve a program that supports the deployment of 7,500 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations across Pacific Gas & Electric’s (PG&E) service territory.
November 15, 2016
ChargePoint today welcomed an administrative law judge’s (ALJ) proposed decision to support the deployment of 7,500 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in Pacific Gas & Electric’s (PG&E) service territory. The proposed decision creates a landmark program that protects innovation, competition and customer choice.
November 3, 2016
ChargePoint, the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network, today commended a new White House initiative to designate 48 EV charging corridors alongside our interstate highways.
September 21, 2016
ChargePoint, the world's largest and most open electric vehicle (EV) charging network, today announced Waitlist, a new service that enables drivers to use their mobile phones or RFID card to "line up" to use a charging station. As the leader in the EV charging space, ChargePoint drew on extensive data and customer feedback to create a solution that makes EV charging in public/shared spaces, such as workplaces, a more efficient and pleasant process, both for drivers and station owners.
September 13, 2016
Electric vehicle (EV) drivers can now travel the most heavily-trafficked corridors on the East and West Coasts of the United States with the installation of 95 new DC Fast charging stations as part of the Express Charging Corridors Initiative – a collaboration of two of the world's top automakers, BMW of North America and Volkswagen of America, Inc. and ChargePoint, the world's largest EV charging network. The recently completed express charging corridors are designed to meet the increasing demand for convenient, publicly-available EV fast chargers and act as a catalyst for the growing adoption of electric vehicles in the United States.
September 8, 2016
ChargePoint, the world's largest and most open electric vehicle (EV) charging network, today announced the addition of Colleen Jansen to its leadership team. As the company's Chief Marketing Officer, Jansen will oversee the company's marketing efforts to EV charging station owners, drivers and industry partners across a number of verticals, including workplace, commercial real estate, utilities and residences.
ChargePoint, the world's largest and most open electric vehicle (EV) charging network, today announced the activation of the 30,000th charging spot on its network. The leader in the EV charging market, ChargePoint is building the infrastructure for the future of transportation and changing the way drivers think about refueling by allowing EV drivers to charge at home, at work, around town and out of town. Drivers can quickly and easily locate charging spots near them using ChargePoint's mobile app and online driver portal. The milestone comes as gas stations continue to decline markedly.
August 2, 2016
ChargePoint, the world's largest and most open electric vehicle (EV) charging network, today announced that Jennifer Granholm has been appointed to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Granholm, who served two terms as governor of Michigan, is a law professor and clean energy advocate who brings deep industry and policy expertise to the ChargePoint board.