Del Monte Shopping Center Celebrates Addition of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Top Quote On July 24th at 5:00pm the Del Monte Shopping Center in Monterey is celebrating the addition of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations with a ribbon cutting ceremony. End Quote
  • Salinas, CA (1888PressRelease) July 19, 2012 - Public Invited to Ribbon Cutting Ceremony July 24, 2012 at 5:00 p.m.

    Del Monte Shopping Center is celebrating the addition of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations with a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday, July 24 at 5:00 p.m. The center has partnered with Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCBB:CCGI) and Ace Parking Management to bring the convenience of EV charging services to the Monterey Peninsula.

    "The City of Monterey commends Del Monte Shopping Center for its environmental leadership," said Mayor Chuck Della Sala. "Electric vehicle charging stations will power hybrid and electric vehicles, reduce oil consumption and keep our air clean."

    Mayor Della Sala will attend the ribbon cutting, along with President & CEO of Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce Jody Hansen and members of Monterey City Council. The event will take place at the foot of the escalators near Yama Sushi Restaurant.

    Electric vehicles (EVs) on display will include the Tesla Roadster, Nissan Leaf provided by Cardinale Nissan, and Chevrolet Volt provided by Butts Chevrolet.

    The 675,000-square-foot Del Monte Shopping Center, located at Highway 1 and Munras Avenue, now has two charging stations available for use in the center parking lot located near the escalators in the north parking lot. For more information on EV charging stations, visit

    About Del Monte Shopping Center

    Opened in 1967, Del Monte Shopping Center is a Monterey landmark that features among others: Whole Foods Market, Century Theatres, Macy's, Apple Store, Pottery Barn, Williams-Sonoma, Coldwater Creek, H&M, Forever 21, Lucky Brand Jeans, Banana Republic, Chico's, White House│Black Market, and Victoria's Secret. Restaurants include California Pizza Kitchen, P.F. Chang's China Bistro, Islands Fine Burgers & Drinks, LALLA Grill, Yama Sushi Bar & Restaurant and a mix of locally-owned specialty shops in an outdoor garden setting. For more information, please visit
    About Car Charging Group, Inc.

    Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCBB: CCGI) is a pioneer in nationwide public EV charging services, enabling drivers to easily refuel anytime, and anywhere throughout North America. CarCharging provides a comprehensive turnkey EV charging service to commercial and multi-dwelling unit residential property owners. Employing the most advanced technology, CarCharging has built a robust, feature-rich network for EV charging. Headquartered in Miami Beach, FL with offices in San Jose, CA and Barcelona, Spain, CarCharging's business model is designed to accelerate the adoption of public EV charging services. All installation, maintenance

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    and related services are paid for by CarCharging, thus eliminating capital costs for property owners. CarCharging has more than 40 strategic partnerships across multiple business sectors including multi-family residential and commercial properties, parking garages, shopping malls, retail parking, and municipalities. CarCharging's partners include, but are not limited to Ace Parking, Central Parking, Equity One, Equity Residential, Icon Parking, Rapid Parking, Related, USA Parking, Walgreens, The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, the City of Miami Beach, The City of West Palm Beach, and The City of Norwalk, Connecticut that manage or own a total of 6.4 million parking spaces. For more information about CarCharging, please visit

    Jill Vivanco
    General Manager, Del Monte Shopping Center
    (831) 373-2705 x108

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