Coulomb Announces First ChargePoint

Coulomb Technologies on Jan. 6 announced the first availability of the ChargePoint™ Network for plug-in vehicle owners in San Jose, Calif.

Developed to be the world's easiest and yet most advanced vehicle charging infrastructure, the network is designed to provide drivers of plug-in vehicles convenient, affordable, and safe access to public charging. Subscribers can sign up for options to fit their lifestyle including a limited time offer "Basic Access" subscription plan, which includes free charging through 2009.

Consumers subscribe to the network and receive a ChargePoint Smart Card that allows them to charge their car at any Smartlet™ Charging Station nationwide. The first ChargePoint charging stations are now installed and available for charging in downtown San Jose, with many more to roll out in the coming weeks. To locate available charging stations, visit and click "Find Stations."

"2009 is the year of the emergence of smart electric vehicle charging infrastructure," said Richard Lowenthal, chief executive officer of Coulomb Technologies, "and we are thrilled to be part of San Jose's progressive Green Mobility initiative. We value learning from the experience of early adopters of the electric vehicle movement."

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