|[December 10, 2012]
ChargePoint Introduces New Electric Vehicle Charging Station Mobile Application for iPhone and Android
CAMPBELL, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
today introduced its newest electric vehicle charging
station mobile application for all iPhone and Android (News - Alert) smart phones.
With a new user experience and redesigned look, the ChargePoint EV
charging station app now features all EV charging stations installed in
the United States, not just those on the ChargePoint network.
Additionally, EV drivers can now easily identify which stations have
pricing and exactly how far they are from their location. Available for
free, the updated ChargePoint EV charging station app also provides EV
drivers direct access to their social network accounts including
Facebook and Twitter (News - Alert).
"ChargePoint is the world's largest electric vehicle global charging
network," said Pat Romano, president and CEO of ChargePoint. "One
feature EV drivers have requested is the ability to navigate, access and
charge at any electric vehicle charging station, not just those on the
ChargePoint network. With more than ten thousand EV charging spots on
the ChargePoint network and thousands more out of the network it is the
easiest way to find any EV charging station anywhere in North America."
ChargePoint provides the industry's first and only EV charging station
mobile app that give drivers real-time charging station status, detailed
station information including pricing and the ability to view your hme
charging station. EV drivers can make EV charging station reservations,
payments and find location information.
The ChargePoint EV charging station mobile app allows EV drivers to:
Find charging stations near you or near any specified address.
Get turn-by-turn directions to charging stations.
See the real-time availability of charging stations: Available or In
Load detailed maps quickly. Drivers can switch between map view and
list view for simple navigation.
Add, remove and recall your favorite places to charge.
Create a new ChargePoint account directly from your phone.
Start and stop charging sessions directly from your smart phone. (*)
Get directions from your current location to where your EV is
Get status on your current or most recent EV charging session: energy
used, greenhouse gas savings and charging time. (*)
Receive real-time notifications of your current charging session. (*)
(*) Some features require a free ChargePoint driver account. Visit www.chargepoint.com
to create your account and sign up for a ChargePoint card.
To learn more about ChargePoint, visit us at CES
between January 8-11, 2013 inside the GoElectricDrive Tech Zone, booth
#2826 (LVCC North Hall).
ChargePoint is the largest online network of independently owned EV
charging stations operating in more than 14 countries. ChargePoint
provides everything an EV station owner needs to deliver turnkey
electric vehicle charging services in their parking lots. For drivers,
ChargePoint provides state of the art features including the ability to
locate reserve and navigate to unoccupied charging stations with online
tools and mobile applications. ChargePoint locations may be found online
and are included on the ChargePoint mobile applications for iPhone (News - Alert) and
Android. The ChargePoint Network is open to all charging station
manufacturers. Stations on ChargePoint are currently dispensing over 812
Megawatt hours of energy each month, with drivers plugging in for more
than 4100 charging sessions per day. As an award-winning privately-held
startup headquartered in Silicon Valley we're always looking for the
best talent! If you're a high-energy, talented professional interested
in an exciting career opportunity, visit our careers
page or send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Follow ChargePoint on Twitter @chargepointnet.
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