updated 3/21/2011 5:17:30 PM ET 2011-03-21T21:17:30

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., March 21, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCBB:CCGID) Board of Directors and shareholders approved a decrease of our issued and outstanding common stock, in the form of a reverse stock-split, on a one-for-fifty (1:50) basis which was effectuated on February 25, 2011.

To reflect the reverse stock split, the Company's stock symbol was appended with the fifth character "D" and will be quoted under the symbol "CCGID" until approximately March 28, 2011. During that time, the Company's Common Stock will continue to be quoted on Over-The-Counter Bulletin Board. After this period, the symbol will revert to "CCGI."

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 realizes the need to establish charging station networks throughout the transportation infrastructure to provide easy access to energy everywhere drivers live and work.  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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This press release contains statements, which may constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act. The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (PSLRA) implemented several significant substantive changes affecting certain cases brought under the federal securities laws, including changes related to pleading, discovery, liability, class representation and awards fees and of 1995. Those statements include statements regarding the intent, belief or current expectations of Car Charging Group, Inc., 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, and that actual results may differ materially from those contemplated by such forward-looking statements. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise forward-looking statements to reflect changed.

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