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Tesla opening Superchargers to other EVs, Musk tweets


More marques than just Tesla may soon be welcome at your local Supercharger station.

In response to a tweet praising Tesla's proprietary charging connection for advancing electric vehicle infrastructure, Tesla CEO Elon Musk replied Tuesday with the announcement that the electric automaker would be "making our Supercharger network open to other EVs later this year." That little tidbit could be a big deal for all EV drivers.

We created our own connector, as there was no standard back then & Tesla was only maker of long range electric cars.

It’s one fairly slim connector for both low & high power charging.

That said, we’re making our Supercharger network open to other EVs later this year.

— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) July 20, 2021

Most EVs use the accepted industry-standard J1772 connection for Levels 1 and 2 charging or the backward-compatible Combined Charging System connection for DC fast-charging capability. There ...


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