Supercharger: will Tesla soon be able to quickly charge cars from other brands?
Superchargers are a major reason for Tesla’s success. If you believe company boss Elon Musk, the fast chargers will soon also be available for electric cars from other brands.
Company boss Elon Musk replied on December 21, 2020 on Twitter When asked by the well-known Youtubers Marques Brownlee why so few other automakers accept Tesla’s offer to use the fast charger: “They do it, albeit very cautiously. Tesla Superchargers will be made available to other electric cars. ”
The US billionaire did not become more specific, even when asked, which leaves a lot of scope for speculation. According to the internet portal ecomento.de, there was already in the past Requests, including from the start-up Aptera, negotiations but were still not officially confirmed.
Tesla community not very enthusiastic
One of the largest fast charging parks in Germany at the Hilden junction by Tesla and Fastned.
One would be technically possible Partnership with other brands, Tesla uses the common V3 generation in Germany CCS charging standard (everything about charging). Proof of this was provided by a weekend in September 2020 when, for unexplained reasons, charging was temporarily feasible for third-party electric cars. More problematic if there was already that Payment process, the for Tesla drivers automatically expires. But above all, such a decision is one play with the fire – or better: with the favor of their own customers. Because she perceives the exclusive fast charging and the associated rapid progress as quite Privilege that threatens to disappear. In any case, some Tesla disciples were not very enthusiastic about Twitter. The e-car pioneer should first please more fast charging points erect, many of them are already occupied on arrival.
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