LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Electric vehicle (EV) drivers have a new charging option at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) starting this holiday season. Thanks to the new “Park ‘N Charge” program, offered by NRG eVgo (SM), a subsidiary of NRG Energy, Inc., and Park ‘N Fly, EV drivers that valet park at Park ‘N Fly LAX - located within walking distance of Terminal One - between now and March 31st can receive free electric car charging.
Park ‘N Fly customers can simply download a coupon redeemable for complimentary eVgo charging online at www.evgonetwork.com/PNFLAX; coupon download is available through February 16, 2014 and is redeemable at Park ‘N Fly LAX through March 31, 2014.
“Unveiling these first charging stations in the NRG eVgo Los Angeles-area network with Park ‘N Fly will make it convenient for drivers of plug-in cars to reliably charge their car while traveling in and out of Los Angeles International Airport,” said Terry O’Day, Vice President of Business Development for NRG eVgo in California. “NRG eVgo is proud to bring electric vehicle charging to the Park ‘N Fly LAX location and to offer travelers free electric car charging through the “Park ‘N Charge” program starting this holiday season.”
With the “Park ‘N Charge” complimentary charging coupon, customers pay for valet parking, drop their EV off at the Park ‘N Fly LAX valet lot and then take the shuttle to their terminal or walk to Terminal One knowing they will return from their trip to a fully charged car at no additional cost. Park ‘N Fly @ Park One is located at 6351 West Century Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90045.
“Park ‘N Fly is excited to bring electric vehicle charging services to our Los Angeles location,” explains President & CEO Tony Paalz. “This partnership with eVgo supports our vision to provide convenient full service parking solutions for travelers at the Los Angeles Airport. We look forward to providing this valuable service to our customers.”
The Level 2 charging stations at Park ‘N Fly LAX are the first eVgo installations in the Los Angeles area and help support the state’s goal of 1.5 million zero-emission vehicles on California’s roadways by 2025. eVgo is building electric vehicle charging networks across the Los Angeles Basin, San Francisco Bay Area, San Diego area and San Joaquin Valley. As the eVgo network is established, EV drivers will have access to hundreds of public fast-charging sites along with Level 2 charging stations at homes, offices, multi-family communities, airports, schools and hospitals.
About NRG eVgo
The NRG eVgo SM network gives electric vehicle (EV) owners new freedom and range confidence via home and workplace charging docks, plus a network of fast charging stations conveniently located at retailers along major transportation corridors within eVgo cities. Service plans offered by eVgo can provide EV owners a home charger and unlimited use of eVgo’s Freedom Station® sites – all for one low monthly fee. eVgo is a wholly owned subsidiary of NRG Energy, Inc., a Fortune 500 company at the forefront of changing how people think about, buy and use energy. Through eVgo, NRG will provide access to hundreds of public charging sites across California, Texas and the greater Washington, D.C., metropolitan area.
In addition to the recent installation at Los Angeles International Airport, subscribers to the eVgo network have access to EV charging at Park ‘N Fly locations at Bush Intercontinental Houston Airport (IAH), Dallas/Ft. Worth International Airport (DFW) and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). To find out more, or to join the eVgo network, visit www.nrgevgo.com. Connect with eVgo on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @nrgevgo.
About Park ‘N Fly
Park ‘N Fly, part of BCD Group, was founded in 1967 as the first offsite-airport parking company specifically geared toward the business traveler. Today, Park ‘N Fly (PNF) operates 16 facilities in 14 markets nationwide. Additionally, Park ‘N Fly offers a network of off-airport parking services at over 80 affiliate locations through its internet-based reservation system. Every day, Park ‘N Fly’s goal is to make customers’ lives easier by providing more than just parking. The additional services PNF offers include: car washing and detailing, pet boarding with Pet Boarding Resorts, car maintenance with Jiffy Lube®, car charging stations and valet parking. These service offerings and outstanding customer service make Park ‘N Fly the first choice for airport parking.
About BCD Group
BCD Group is a market leader in the travel industry. The privately owned company was founded in 1975 by John Fentener van Vlissingen and consists of BCD Travel (global corporate travel management), Travix (online travel: CheapTickets, Vliegwinkel, BudgetAir, Vayama and Easytobook), Park 'N Fly (off-airport parking), Parkmobile International (mobile parking and traffic applications) and joint ventures Airtrade (consolidating and fulfilment) and VakantieXperts (leisure travel). BCD Holdings employs over 12,000 people and operates in almost 100 countries with total sales, including US$8.5 billion partner sales, of US$22.8 billion. For more information, visit www.bcd-nv.com.