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Coulomb Technologies New ChargePoint Blackberry Application for Electric Vehicle Drivers Now Available

published: 2011-12-08 15:33

Coulomb Technologies introduced its latest ChargePoint application, for Blackberry smart phones. Now available for free from the Blackberry App World store, the updated ChargePoint app provides electric vehicles (EV) drivers new features including the ability to locate and check occupancy status and make reservations for a charging station, more detailed station information including pricing and the ability to view your home charging station and its status. Coulomb’s ChargePoint apps continue to be the industry’s first and only mobile apps that give EV drivers real-time charging station status, reservations, smart phone payments, location information and navigation. All ChargePoint apps provide station information from Coulomb’s ChargePoint® Network, the largest network of public charging stations and EV drivers in the world. To download the ChargePoint app for Blackberry: click here

“ChargePoint-enabled apps are the only apps that give EV drivers access to real-time charging station status,” said Pat Romano, president and CEO at Coulomb. “Using ChargePoint gives essential information for drivers needing to charge. These newly added features mean that Blackberry users can enjoy all the rich features and driver services to make their driving experience that much more enjoyable.”

The ChargePoint mobile apps provide an easy way to access the world’s largest EV charging network, with features to locate stations near a specified address, get turn-by-turn directions, and even start and stop a charging session directly from a smart phone. Additionally, these apps allow drivers to utilize the ChargePoint Network’s new reservation feature. Drivers can now locate reservable stations, and then make, view, and cancel a reservation timeslot directly from their smart phone.

ChargePoint app features include the ability to:

  • Find charging stations near you or near any specified address
  • Locate reservable stations, and then make, view, and cancel reservations
  • Get turn-by-turn directions to charging stations
  • See the real-time availability of charging stations
  • Start and stop charging sessions
  • Get directions from your current location to where your vehicle is charging
  • See your energy used, greenhouse gas savings and time spent charging
  • Receive real-time notifications for your current charging session
  • View station details including charging station capabilities, price, and total cost after completing a charging session
  • Search and filter for stations by availability, usage status and cost (including searching for ones that are free of charge)
  • View your ChargePoint driver account information
  • View the status of your home charging station
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