CarCharging Offers Blink Electric Vehicle Charging Services at The Highland Dallas in Dallas, Texas
Major Electric Car Charging Network and Lifestyle Hotel Brand to Encourage EV Usage
MIAMI BEACH, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 11/12/15 -- Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI) ("CarCharging"), the largest owner, operator, and provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging services, announced today that The Highland Dallas, the first ever hotel in Curio A Collection by Hilton, now provides two Blink Level 2 EV charging stations at its location. Located at 5300 East Mockingbird Lane in Dallas, TX, the Blink EV chargers are available to hotel guests and operate on the Blink Network, the software that manages, monitors, and tracks the Blink EV stations and all of its charging data.
Situated adjacent to the Southern Methodist University campus, this luxurious Dallas hotel is surrounded by a wealth of shops, restaurants and nightlife. Guests can enjoy easy access to downtown and uptown Dallas, which is home to captivating examples of historic and modern architecture, museums, a thriving art scene, sporting events, and entertainment. The hotel also offers the popular exhale Spa, Salon Pompeo, and Chef John Tesar's award winning restaurant, Knife.
"We are proud to expand Blink EV charging stations in Dallas and encourage EV drivers to visit the stylish Highland Dallas," said Mike Calise, CarCharging's Chief Executive Officer. "We continuously strive to provide added value to property owners and managers, and offer EV drivers the opportunity to charge their vehicles everywhere they go, including fantastic new hotels in great destinations."
"At The Highland Dallas, we focus on providing unique experiences for our guests, so we are excited to showcase an innovative amenity that enhances the Hotel and compliments our Green Certification," said David Lemmond, General Manager of The Highland Dallas. "Improving the quality of life for our customers is one of our goals as an environmentally responsible Hotel and we believe that Blink EV charging stations serve as a perfect example of that commitment."
Blink Level 2 chargers 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 free membership offers drivers discounted charging fees on select public EV chargers on the Blink Network. Drivers can pinpoint Blink EV charging station locations and become a Blink member at www.BlinkNetwork.com. In addition to these features, drivers can also initiate charging sessions via the Blink mobile application.
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.
CarCharging offers access to Blink Network, the software that operates, monitors, and tracks the Blink stations and all of its charging data, and has strategic partnerships across multiple business sectors including multi-family residential and commercial properties, parking garages, shopping malls, retail parking, and municipalities.
CarCharging also provides residential EV charging solutions for single-family homes. For more information, please visit www.BlinkHQ.com.
About The Highland Dallas
The Highland Dallas was unveiled in August 2014 as the first hotel in Hilton's Curio Collection. A modern, 198-room luxury boutique hotel, The Highland Dallas is located at North Central and Mockingbird Lane and defines an intersection of style, culture, sophistication and comfort. Featuring world-class amenities, The Highland Dallas showcases Dallas' popular Exhale Spa, Salon Pompeo and the award-winning cuisine of James Beard-nominated and Bravo's "Top Chef" contestant Chef John Tesar at its acclaimed restaurant, Knife. With over 9,000 square-feet of flexible event space, The Highland Dallas offers premier, customized service to host everything from intimate meetings to the ultimate wedding celebration. For more information about The Highland Dallas, please visit www.thehighlanddallas.com. Follow The Highland Dallas on Facebook (www.facebook.com/pages/The-Highland-Dallas/116003046739) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/DallasHighland).
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Source: Car Charging Group, Inc.
Released November 12, 2015