News and Updates
News and Updates
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.
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.