updated 3/4/2011 9:46:20 AM ET 2011-03-04T14:46:20

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., March 4, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Car Charging Group Inc. (OTCBB:CCGID), a provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging services, announced the company will be exhibiting an EV charging station at Mia Green Third Edition Expo & Conference at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami, Fla., on March 3rd and March 4th at the Car Charging Group booth (#609).

In addition, Car Charging Group's President Andy Kinard will present "Clean Transportation: Electric Car Charging" today, March 4, at 2 p.m. The demonstration will touch upon industry concerns, as well as the company's philosophy towards helping to build a clean, sustainable environment and an economically strong and energy dependent country.

"Electric vehicles are a huge component of the clean transportation industry," said Michael D. Farkas, CEO of Car Charging Group. "In order for EVs to be adapted by the country, a charging infrastructure must be in place. We are pleased to exhibit at this convention and to discuss the EV industry and how it aids to the overall message of this conference – greening our country. This venue gives us the opportunity to support this message with our peers in several industries, including energy, clean technologies, real estate, construction and green products among many, while also demonstrating how easy it is to charge an electric vehicle."

About Car Charging Group, Inc.

Car Charging Group, Inc. is an owner and provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations with the mission to build-out a nationwide infrastructure, enabling EV and PHEV owners to charge their EVs anytime, anywhere.  As part of its strategy, the Company owns, provides, installs and maintains electric vehicle charging units and works with its landowner partners to identify appropriate locations for its charging stations.  The Company provides convenient, safe and affordable charging stations away from home in customer-friendly public locations, including municipalities, shopping malls, parking garages, multi family residential and commercial properties.

An estimated 40 million plug-in electric vehicles, such as the Nissan LEAF, GM Chevrolet Volt, Fisker Karma, Tesla Model S, Ford Focus EV as well as many others, are expected to be on the road by 2030. Car Charging Group recognizes the need to establish a comprehensive network of charging stations that delivers easy, convenient access to drivers wherever they live, work and play. By investing at the forefront of the electric car revolution, Car Charging Group seeks to become the leading provider of electric car charging services.  The Company launched its operations nationally in September of 2009 and is expanding its operations internationally.

Car Charging Group, Inc. is based in Miami, Florida. The Company's website can be viewed at www.CarCharging.com .

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