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  • evTS Announces Agreement with Blink Charging to Distribute Its Portable EV Charger
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    evTS Announces Agreement with Blink Charging to Distribute Its Portable EV Charger

    The innovative FireFly EV Roadside Assistance Vehicle demonstrated at Texas Auto Writers Auto Roundup event FireFly EV Roadside Assistance Vehicle with Blink Portable EV charger FireFly EV Roadside Assistance Vehicle with Blink Portable EV charger. BOSTON, April 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via InvestorWire – ev Transportation Services Inc. (“evTS” or the “Company”), an electric vehicle manufacturer focused on the essential services and urban mobility markets, today announced it has entered into a reseller agreement with Blink Charging (Nasdaq: BLNK, BLNKW), a leading electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) company that designs, manufactures, owns and operates EV charging products and services. The agreement calls for evTS to distribute Blink’s EV charging equipment to fleet customers along with the Company’s FireFly ESV® essential services vehicle. The relationship is pairing Blink’s new IQ 200-M portable EV charger with the evTS FireFly and creates a fully electric EV Roadside Assistance Vehicle solution. The two companies introduced the first-of-its kind roadside emergency EV charging solution this week at the Texas Auto Writer’s signature event, the Auto Roundup in Fort Worth, Texas. The two-day event brought together major automakers with key automobile media and influencers. Held at the Texas Motor Speedway, Auto Roundup proved to be an innovative and successful platform to launch the innovative and fully electric Roadside Assistance vehicle. "We believe the combination of Blink Charging’s experience and industry leadership in automotive charging technologies and evTS’ experience in design, along with the recent extension of the FireFly platform into new sectors, creates the perfect environment to strategically collaborate on several market opportunities. It’s actually an ideal use case for our vehicles. Blink’s Portable EV Charger allows us to offer urban roadside assistance capabilities, including emergency services, at airports, shopping malls and other multilevel parking structures where tight spaces, vehicle access and manuverabilty can be challenging and larger vehicles aren’t able to operate as efficiently,” said evTS Chairman & CEO David Solomont. “This is an exciting development for Blink Charging, and the Auto Roundup event provided the perfect opportunity to showcase to the auto manufacturers how Blink is innovating to drive widespread EV adoption. The combination of Blink’s IQ 200-M and the versatile evTS FireFly ESV will play an important role in further reducing consumers’ fears of range anxiety. The evTS product provides a zero-emission, rapid response solution for EV roadside assistance,” remarked Blink Vice President of Marketing Rebecca Gutierrez. “We look forward to providing evTS with electric vehicle charging solutions as demand for urban essential services and last-mile e-mobility vehicles increases. In addition, we are happy to be providing evTS’ fleet customers with a broad array of charging solutions,” said Blink Senior Vice President of Sales and Business Development Mike Battaglia. About evTSev Transportation Services Inc. (“evTS”) is a specialty vehicle manufacturer that produces purpose-built, all-electric lightweight commercial utility vehicles and provides fleet management solutions. Founded in 2015, the Boston-based company’s flagship product, the FireFly ESV is aimed at the essential services transportation and urban mobility markets, which represent an annual domestic replacement market of approximately 100,000 vehicles, or roughly $2.5 billion annually. End user applications for the Company’s vehicles include parking management, security and perimeter patrol, parks and sidewalk maintenance, utility meter reading, property and building management, airports, seaports, sanitation, university and corporate campuses, and last mile on-demand urban delivery. For more information, visit the Company’s website at www.evts.com. About Blink ChargingBlink Charging Co. (Nasdaq: BLNK, BLNKW) is a leader in electric vehicle (EV) charging equipment and has deployed over 23,000 charging stations, many of which are networked EV charging stations, enabling EV drivers to easily charge at any of the company’s charging locations worldwide. Blink Charging’s principal line of products and services include its Blink EV charging network (“Blink Network”), EV charging equipment, and EV charging services. The Blink Network uses proprietary, cloud-based software that operates, maintains, and tracks the EV charging stations connected to the network and the associated charging data. With global EV purchases forecasted to rise to 10 million vehicles by 2025 from approximately 2 million in 2019, the company has established key strategic partnerships for rolling out adoption across numerous location types, including parking facilities, multifamily residences and condos, workplace locations, health care/medical facilities, schools and universities, airports, auto dealers, hotels, mixed-use municipal locations, parks and recreation areas, religious institutions, restaurants, retailers, stadiums, supermarkets, and transportation hubs. For more information, please visit https://www.blinkcharging.com/. Forward-Looking StatementsThis release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. All forward-looking statements are inherently uncertain as they are based on current expectations and assumptions concerning future events or future performance of the Company. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which are only predictions and speak only as of the date hereof. In evaluating such statements, prospective investors should review carefully various risks and uncertainties identified in this release and matters set in the company's SEC filings. These risks and uncertainties could cause the company's actual results to differ materially from those indicated in the forward-looking statements. Corporate CommunicationsInvestorBrandNetwork (IBN)Los Angeles, Californiawww.InvestorBrandNetwork.com310.299.1717 OfficeEditor@InvestorBrandNetwork.com ev Transportation Services, Inc.Boston, Massachusettswww.evts.com202.347.3359 Officemedia@evts.com Blink ChargingBlink Media RelationsPR@BlinkCharging.com A photo accompanying this announcement is available at https://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/7a9f8f13-1746-4142-935d-8a6fa40465bd.

  • Blink Charging Announces Distribution Agreement with EV Transportation Services, Inc. for the Blink IQ 200-M Portable EV Charger
    GlobeNewswire

    Blink Charging Announces Distribution Agreement with EV Transportation Services, Inc. for the Blink IQ 200-M Portable EV Charger

    Blink Charging Co. FireFly EV Roadside Assistance Vehicle with Blink IQ 200-M Mobile EV Charger The Innovative FireFly EV Roadside Assistance Vehicle Demonstrated at Texas Automobile Writers Auto Roundup Event Miami Beach, April 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blink Charging Co. (Nasdaq: BLNK, BLNKW) (“Blink” or the “Company”), a leading owner, operator, and provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging equipment and services, announced that it has entered into a reseller agreement with ev Transportation Services Inc. (“evTS”), an electric vehicle manufacturer focused on the essential services and urban mobility markets. The agreement calls for evTS to distribute Blink’s EV charging equipment to fleet customers, along with its FireFly ESV® essential services vehicle. The relationship is pairing Blink’s new IQ 200-M portable EV charger with the evTS FireFly and creates a fully-electric EV Roadside Assistance Vehicle solution. The two companies introduced the first-of-its kind roadside emergency EV charging solution at the Texas Automobile Writer’s signature event, the Auto Roundup in Fort Worth, Texas this week. The two-day event brought major automakers with key automobile media and influencers. Held at the Texas Motor Speedway, Auto Roundup proved to be an innovative and successful platform to launch the innovative and fully-electric Roadside Assistance vehicle. "We believe the combination of Blink Charging’s experience and industry leadership in automotive charging technologies, and evTS’ experience in design and recent extension of the FireFly platform into new sectors, creates the perfect environment to strategically collaborate on several market opportunities. It’s actually an ideal use case for our vehicles. Blink’s Portable EV Charger allows us to offer urban road side assistance capabilities, including emergency services at airports, shopping malls and other multi-level parking structures where tight spaces, vehicle access, and manuverabilty can be challenging and larger vehicles aren’t able to operate as efficiently”, said evTS Chairman & CEO David Solomont. “This is an exciting development for Blink Charging, and the Auto Roundup event provided the perfect opportunity to showcase to the auto manufacturers how Blink is innovating to drive widespread EV adoption. The combination of Blink’s IQ 200-M and the versatile evTS FireFly ESV will play an important role in further reducing consumers’ fears of range anxiety. The evTS product provides a zero-emission, rapid response solution for EV roadside assistance,” remarked Blink Vice President of Marketing, Rebecca Gutierrez. “We look forward to providing evTS with electric vehicle charging solutions as demand for urban essential services and last-mile e-mobility vehicles increases. In addition, we are happy to be providing evTS’ fleet customers with a broad array of charging solutions,” said Blink Senior Vice President of Sales and Business Development, Mike Battaglia. ### About evTS ev Transportation Services Inc. (“evTS”) is a specialty vehicle manufacturer that produces purpose built, all-electric lightweight commercial utility vehicles and provides fleet management solutions. Founded in 2015, the Boston-based company’s flagship product, the FireFly ESV is aimed at the essential services transportation and urban mobility markets, which represent an annual domestic replacement market of approximately 100,000 vehicles, or roughly $2.5 billion annually. End user applications for the company’s vehicles include parking management, security and perimeter patrol, parks and sidewalk maintenance, utility meter reading, property and building management, airports, seaports, sanitation, university and corporate campuses, and last mile on-demand urban delivery. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.evts.com. About Blink ChargingBlink Charging Co. (Nasdaq: BLNK, BLNKW) is a leader in electric vehicle (EV) charging equipment and has deployed over 23,000 charging stations, many of which are networked EV charging stations, enabling EV drivers to easily charge at any of the Company’s charging locations worldwide. Blink Charging’s principal line of products and services include its Blink EV charging network (“Blink Network”), EV charging equipment, and EV charging services. The Blink Network uses proprietary, cloud-based software that operates, maintains, and tracks the EV charging stations connected to the network and the associated charging data. With global EV purchases forecasted to rise to 10 million vehicles by 2025 from approximately 2 million in 2019, the Company has established key strategic partnerships for rolling out adoption across numerous location types, including parking facilities, multifamily residences and condos, workplace locations, health care/medical facilities, schools and universities, airports, auto dealers, hotels, mixed-use municipal locations, parks and recreation areas, religious institutions, restaurants, retailers, stadiums, supermarkets, and transportation hubs. For more information, please visit https://www.blinkcharging.com/. Forward-Looking StatementsThis release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. All forward-looking statements are inherently uncertain as they are based on current expectations and assumptions concerning future events or future performance of the company. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which are only predictions and speak only as of the date hereof. In evaluating such statements, prospective investors should review carefully various risks and uncertainties identified in this release and matters set in the company's SEC filings. These risks and uncertainties could cause the company's actual results to differ materially from those indicated in the forward-looking statements. Corporate CommunicationsInvestorBrandNetwork (IBN)Los Angeles, Californiawww.InvestorBrandNetwork.com310.299.1717 OfficeEditor@InvestorBrandNetwork.com ev Transportation Services, Inc.Boston, Massachusettswww.evts.com202.347.3359 Officemedia@evts.com Blink ChargingBlink Media RelationsPR@BlinkCharging.com Attachment Blink Charging Co.

  • City of Plano, Texas Upgrades Existing EV Charging Infrastructure to the Blink IQ 200
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    City of Plano, Texas Upgrades Existing EV Charging Infrastructure to the Blink IQ 200

    Miami Beach, FL, April 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blink Charging Co. (Nasdaq: BLNK, BLNKW) ("Blink" or the "Company"), a leading owner, operator, and provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging equipment and services, announced that all 19 first-generation Blink EV charging stations in the city of Plano, Texas have been upgraded to the Company’s IQ 200 fast Level 2 charging stations. The upgrades and five-year agreement with automatic renewals reaffirm the city’s and Blink’s commitment to providing accessible, reliable, and fast EV charging infrastructure throughout the community. Blink will own and operate the EV chargers. Plano was an early adopter of EV charging technologies, deploying the 19 original, first-generation Blink EV chargers in 2012. The city is experiencing a significant increase in EV use among its population, reflected in a 39% increase in the number of registered battery-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles since 2016. Upgrading the Blink-owned first-generation equipment was a priority as the city prepares for what is expected to be continued widespread EV adoption by residents and visitors to Plano. "We are thrilled that Plano continues to be a pioneer in the EV charging space in Texas. The state is third in the country for the adoption of electric vehicles, and through this upgrade agreement, Plano is leading the way in infrastructure development. With the new Blink IQ 200s, Plano residents can have confidence that their city's charging infrastructure is well positioned to meet their charging needs today and to serve the EVs of tomorrow," commented Brendan Jones, President of Blink Charging. Yarcus Lewis, Plano Sustainability Projects Supervisor, commented, "We’re excited to have this opportunity to upgrade our existing charging stations to Blink’s IQ 200 units. The upgrade process was seamless, and their technicians handled everything, which was good news to our facilities department." "Increasingly, cities like Plano and San Antonio are turning to Blink to electrify their transportation infrastructure. We believe these partnership opportunities are a testament that the quality of Blink products and services and illustrate the value of our attractive and flexible business models, " stated Jones. Blink's IQ 200 units are among the fastest level 2 AC charging stations available on the market, with a maximum output of 80 amps. The Blink IQ 200 chargers have been well received by leading EV industry experts. ### ABOUT BLINK CHARGINGBlink Charging Co. (Nasdaq: BLNK, BLNKW) is a leader in electric vehicle (EV) charging equipment and has deployed over 23,000 charging stations, many of which are networked EV charging stations, enabling EV drivers to easily charge at any of the Company’s charging locations worldwide. Blink Charging’s principal line of products and services include its Blink EV charging network (“Blink Network”), EV charging equipment, and EV charging services. The Blink Network uses proprietary, cloud-based software that operates, maintains, and tracks the EV charging stations connected to the network and the associated charging data. With global EV purchases forecasted to rise to 10 million by 2025 from approximately 2 million in 2019, the Company has established key strategic partnerships for rolling out adoption across numerous location types, including parking facilities, multifamily residences and condos, workplace locations, health care/medical facilities, schools and universities, airports, auto dealers, hotels, mixed-use municipal locations, parks and recreation areas, religious institutions, restaurants, retailers, stadiums, supermarkets, and transportation hubs. For more information, please visit https://www.blinkcharging.com/. Forward-Looking StatementsThis press release contains forward-looking statements as defined within Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. These forward-looking statements, along with terms such as “anticipate,” “expect,” “intend,” “may,” “will,” “should,” and other comparable terms, involve risks and uncertainties because they relate to events and depend on circumstances that will occur in the future. Those statements include statements regarding the intent, belief, or current expectations of Blink Charging and members of its management, as well as the assumptions on which such statements are based. Prospective investors are cautioned that any such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties, including those described in Blink Charging’s periodic reports filed with the SEC, and that actual results may differ materially from those contemplated by such forward-looking statements. Except as required by federal securities law, Blink Charging undertakes no obligation to update or revise forward-looking statements to reflect changed conditions. Blink Media Contact PR@BlinkCharging.com Blink Investor Relations Contact IR@BlinkCharging.com855-313-8187