A brand new Tesla App replace exhibits the choice to cost non-Tesla electrical autos. This implies that Tesla is on monitor to open up its Supercharging Community within the US to non-Tesla EVs by the tip of this 12 months as The White Home talked about in June.
The brand new possibility may be discovered on the backside of the Product Switcher listing that solely seems when you will have entry to a number of vehicles in your Tesla account.
For these searching for the brand new possibility, it’s on the backside of the “Product Switcher” listing which solely seems when you will have entry to a number of (possibly greater than 5 🤷♂️) vehicles in your account. pic.twitter.com/GAXWWqFs3o
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Tesla might be making ready to open its Superchargers to non-EVs within the US
In July, we reported on the Wall Avenue Journal’s report that Tesla was making use of for federal funding to broaden its Supercharging community which occurs to be the biggest EV charging infrastructure on the planet.
For Tesla to obtain funding, it should give different EVs entry to its charging community.
Tesla is almost definitely planning to open its Superchargers to non-Tesla EVs someday this 12 months, particularly since The White Home talked about that Tesla is planning to take action again in June.
The White Home additionally acknowledges Tesla’s investments in Giga New York the place Tesla produces Supercharger stalls and Photo voltaic Roofs. In response to The White Home,
“Tesla is increasing manufacturing capability of energy electronics elements that convert alternating present to direct present, charging cupboards, posts, and cables.”
“Later this 12 months, Tesla will start manufacturing of recent Supercharger gear that may allow non-Tesla EV drivers in North America to make use of Tesla Superchargers.”
You may learn extra about this right here.
Non-Tesla Supercharger Pilot in Europe
Tesla launched its Non-Tesla Supercharger Pilot program in November 2021 and initially, it was restricted to the Netherlands. Over the course of the 12 months, Tesla has expanded the pilot program to a number of European nations.
The Tesla App replace exhibits that Tesla is effectively on its method to making Supercharging accessible for non-Tesla EV house owners and this, I believe, will certainly be a win for Tesla.