PHOENIX — An electric car-charging company that operates more than 600
charging stations in Arizona may be on the verge of shutting down.
KPHO-TV reports that the San Francisco-based ECOtality
recently disclosed a myriad of problems with the SEC. The company said it may
need to file for bankruptcy because it has had trouble finding additional
It has also had to pay $855,000 in back wages and damages to settle U.S. Labor
Department claims that it violated the Fair Labor Standards Act and Davis-Bacon
ECOtality said it installed more than 13,000 home and commercial charging
A company spokesman said no final decision on its future has been decided, but
that could happen in the next 10 days.
ECOtality was based in Arizona until 2010.