Voyager is first fleet card to be accepted at ChargePoint U.S.
electric vehicle charging spots
MINNEAPOLIS & CAMPBELL, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 31, 2017--
Beginning this summer, public buses, delivery trucks and other corporate
fleets will have the opportunity to reduce their environmental footprint
more than ever before. U.S.
Bank (NYSE:USB) is teaming up with ChargePoint,
the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network, to offer
Voyager Network Fleet Card acceptance at tens-of-thousands of
ChargePoint charging ports throughout the United States. ChargePoint
will begin equipping its locations for acceptance immediately and
expects the process to be completed over the summer.
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ChargePoint charging spots in San Jose, Calif. Photo provided by ChargePoint
Together, the companies are bringing many firsts to the industry.
ChargePoint is the first EV charging network to accept corporate fleet
cards and Voyager is the first fleet card issuer to be accepted at their
charging spots. This first-of-its-kind relationship in the fleet
industry is timely, as Electric
Vehicles International predicts electric car fleets to reach 20
million by 2020 globally.
“Joining the Voyager Network is a significant enhancement to
ChargePoint’s already comprehensive fleet charging solutions that
simplify operations for a wide range of government, utility and private
fleet operators,” said Michael Jones, vice president, Sales,
ChargePoint, Inc. “As the demand for electric transportation increases,
ChargePoint continues to innovate across our portfolio, adding features
and technologies that make going electric seamless, convenient and
cost-effective for fleet operators. Making expense management easy while
giving fleet drivers the flexibility to charge at multiple locations on
the ChargePoint network is yet another innovation that makes our
solution even more compelling to fleet managers.”
The Voyager Network, owned and operated by U.S. Bank, is one of the
largest fleet-fueling and maintenance acceptance networks in the United
States. The Voyager Fleet Card is accepted at more than 320,000 fueling,
maintenance and service locations and used by millions of drivers of
fleet cars, trucks and heavy-duty commercial rigs. The Network offers
sophisticated purchase controls and data that simplify fleet expense
management by giving fleet managers greater visibility and control over
“Working with ChargePoint is an excellent example of our commitment as a
bank to promoting a sustainable environment while supporting economic
growth,” said U.S. Bank Global Transportation General Manager John
Hardin. “ChargePoint’s well-established nationwide presence gives our
fleets instant access to an alternative power source and reflects the
bank’s strategy of pursuing innovative partnerships in renewable energy.”
ChargePoint offers a broad range of smart networked charging offerings,
software solutions and cloud services to help fleet managers effectively
manage electric vehicles fleets. In addition to charging solutions,
ChargePoint provides a number of tools for a wide range of fleet
scenarios, including depot, mixed-use, and on-route.
To learn more about ChargePoint or find the nearest charging location,
access the online locator at www.chargepoint.com
or use the ChargePoint mobile app.
About ChargePoint (www.chargepoint.com)
ChargePoint is the largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network in the
world, with charging solutions in every category EV drivers charge - at
home, work, around town and on the road. With a network of more than
34,500 independently-owned charging spots and more than 7,000 customers
(businesses, cities, agencies, and service providers), ChargePoint is
the only charging solutions company on the market that designs,
develops, and manufactures hardware and software solutions for passenger
cars, electric buses, and trucks for every charging scenario. Leading EV
hardware makers and partners rely on the ChargePoint network to make
charging station details available in mobile apps, online and in
navigation systems for popular EVs. ChargePoint drivers have completed
more than 24 million charging sessions, saving upwards of 24 million
gallons of gasoline and driving more than 565 million gas-free miles.
For more information, visit www.chargepoint.com
or contact the ChargePoint Press Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About U.S. Bank (www.usbank.com)
Minneapolis-based U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), with $450 billion in assets
as of March 31, 2017, is the parent company of U.S. Bank National
Association, the fifth largest commercial bank in the United States. The
Company operates 3,091 banking offices in 25 states and 4,838 ATMs and
provides a comprehensive line of banking, investment, mortgage, trust
and payment services products to consumers, businesses and institutions.
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