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Tesla’s Supercharger network is widely referred to as the ultimate EV charging network because it is speedy, dependable, and plentiful. Due to the fact that the Tesla network is exclusive to Tesla owners, someone operating a Ford or Volkswagen Electric Vehicle¬†would not be allowed to use it. This is starting to change, though. As a result, that will alter. According to a White House memorandum, by the end of 2022, Tesla wants to open the US’s Supercharger network to electric vehicles made by other manufacturers.

The company has been allowing owners of EVs manufactured by manufacturers other than Tesla to use its Supercharger connectors in a few European locales as part of a modest experimental program. When non-Tesla EV customers will be able to utilize charging points in the US, however, is still a mystery to the firm.

Those EV owners may be able to use Superchargers as early as the end of this year, according to an “information document” that was made public on 28th June by the White House.

According to the White House, Tesla will begin producing new Supercharger equipment later this year in order to enable non-Tesla Electric Vehicle owners who are situated in North America to use Tesla Superchargers.

Tesla did not respond to an email requesting clarification of these intentions when Elon Musk shut down the company’s PR division in 2019. Uncertainty exists regarding whether the White House’s announcement of this initiative before Tesla was done so on purpose. President Joe Biden has been the target of tremendous vitriol from Elon Musk, and when applauding the auto sector’s plans for electrification, Biden makes a point of excluding any mention of Tesla.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has long voiced a desire to open up his Superchargers to electric vehicles produced by other companies. In fact, the business started doing just that last year, starting in Norway before expanding to France, Germany, Luxembourg, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, The Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.

If the American version of the trial program works in the same manner as it does in Europe, non-Tesla EV customers will need to download the most recent version of Tesla’s mobile application in accessing the stations. Users will be given the option to “Charge Your Non-Tesla” when searching for the closest approved Supercharger location. The stations are still open to Tesla owners in full. The company has also said it will carefully check each location for traffic as well as other problems.

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