Blink Charging Co. Teams up with Google Maps
Blink Charging Co, a leading Electric Vehicle Charging Services Company, enhances its software to work seamlessly with Google Maps and makes it easier than ever to find Blink charging stations in the US.
Miami Beach, Florida, Oct. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blink Charging Co. (NASDAQ: BLNK, BLNKW) (“Blink” or the “Company”), a leading owner, operator and provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging station products and networked EV charging services, announced today it has teamed up with Google Maps to assist EV drivers in locating its charging stations.
Google Maps is launching a new feature that brings electric vehicle (EV) charging stations to its map. As part of this effort, Blink has worked with Google Maps to ensure Blink charging stations and relevant information about these stations is available to Google Map users on Android, iOS, and desktops globally.
Now, a quick search for keywords such as “ev charging” or “EV charging stations" will display the nearest supported stations. Additional information such as the business where the station is located, charging speed, as well as the types and quantities of ports available will be available directly within the map.
“We’re excited to work with Google Maps to make it easier to find Blink charging stations in the US. With more than one billion monthly active users of Google Maps services, this addition will enable Blink to reach even more EV drivers as they navigate and explore the world,” stated Blink’s Founder and Executive Chairman Michael D. Farkas.
About Blink Charging Co.: Blink Charging Co. (NASDAQ: BLNK, BLNKW) is one of the leaders in nationwide public electric vehicle (EV) charging equipment and services, enabling EV drivers to easily charge at locations throughout the United States. Headquartered in Florida with offices in Arizona and California, Blink’s business is designed to accelerate EV adoption. Blink Charging offers EV charging equipment and connectivity to the Blink Network, a cloud-based software that operates, manages and tracks the Blink EV charging stations and all the associated data. Blink also owns and operates EV charging equipment predominately under the Blink brand, as well as a number of other charging station equipment manufacturers such as Chargepoint, General Electric (GE) and SemaConnect. Blink has strategic property partners across multiple business sectors including multifamily residential and commercial properties, airports, colleges, municipalities, parking garages, shopping malls, retail parking, schools and workplaces.
For more information about Blink, please visit www.Blinkcharging.com.
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Released October 16, 2018