CarCharging Partners with Alco Parking to Bring Electric Vehicle Charging to SouthSide Works in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Mixed-Use Complex Serves Both Residents and Visitors in the Metropolitan Area

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI) ("CarCharging"), the leading provider, owner, and operator of electric vehicle (EV) charging services, is pleased to announce that it has established a partnership with Alco Parking, Pittsburgh's leading parking management firm, and now provides EV charging at SouthSide Works in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  SouthSide Works is an open-air retail, office, entertainment, and residential complex located between 26th Street and Hot Metal Street.

As noted by its name, SouthSide Works is positioned on the south side of Pittsburgh and is just across from the Monongahela River, the Pittsburgh Technology Center, and the University of Pittsburgh. The property features retailers, restaurants, and a variety of professional services. The property's parking facilities are managed by Alco Parking and have 2300 total parking spaces. The onsite EV charging services are available at the Furnace Garage located on 536 South 28th Street.

"In our experience managing thousands of EV charging locations nationwide, we have determined that mixed-use and retail locations have proven to be very successful for EV charging," said Michael D. Farkas, Chief Executive Officer for CarCharging.  "EV drivers appreciate the opportunity to park and charge while visiting these types of properties, and the site owners benefit from increased traffic and revenue."

"As the parking manager, we are always exploring to expand the services for our clients as well as drivers," said Merrill Stabile, President of Alco Parking.  "We are excited to partner with CarCharging to offer EV charging at SouthSide to support EV drivers and offer our client a new potential revenue stream."

The Blink Level II chargers at SouthSide Works are able to rapidly recharge electric cars, and accept payment with the Blink InCard or major credit card via the Blink mobile application, Blink Network website, or Blink Customer Support center. Blink's InCard provides drivers with discounted charging fees for charging stations on the Blink Network, the software that operates, monitors, and tracks the Blink stations and all of its charging data. Drivers can easily request Blink's InCard at and can pinpoint EV charging station locations using the map on the website, as well as the Blink and CarCharging mobile applications.

About Car Charging Group, Inc.  
Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI) is a pioneer in nationwide public electric vehicle (EV) charging services, enabling EV drivers to easily recharge at locations throughout the United States. Headquartered in Miami Beach, FL with offices in San Jose, CA; New York, NY; and Phoenix, AZ; CarCharging's business model is designed to accelerate the adoption of public EV charging.

Through its subsidiary, Blink Network, CarCharging also provides residential EV charging solutions for single-family homes.  For more information, please visit

CarCharging has strategic partnerships across multiple business sectors including multi-family residential and commercial properties, parking garages, shopping malls, retail parking, and municipalities.  

For more information about CarCharging, please visit,, or

About SouthSide Works
SouthSide Works is the place you've been waiting for!  The selection of shops at SouthSide Works is sure to satisfy your craving to shop with retailers ranging from locally owned businesses to Madison Avenue retailers.  Whatever the occasion may be, SouthSide Works has a restaurant that will fit your needs.  Whether you are looking for a quick bite to eat or a romantic dinner, SouthSide Works is the place to dine – from breakfast, lunch and dinner to coffee with conversation or a late-night treat.

The SouthSide Works cinema offers something for everyone, including blockbuster movies, independent films, a party room, stadium seating, and unique meeting space.

The exclusive mix of shops, restaurants, and cafes – as well as beautifully designed flats, loft style apartments, and office space – complement the unique atmosphere creating a one of a kind destination for the innovative shopper.

SouthSide Works offers a quality of life unlike anything in Pittsburgh.

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