Tesla launches Supercharger pilot program to cost different EVs



As promised earlier within the yr, Tesla is increasing entry to its Supercharger charger community. Beginning at this time, the corporate is opening 10 places within the Netherlands to non-Tesla EVs as a part of a pilot program. Supplied you reside within the nation and also you’ve put in the Tesla app in your cellphone (model 4.2.3 or later), you should use them to cost your automotive. The stations are situated in Sassenheim, Apeldoorn Oost, Meerkerk, Hengelo, Tilburg, Duiven, Breukelen, Naarden, Eemnes and Zwolle.
The one factor to notice concerning the pilot is it is solely open to EV drivers who reside within the Netherlands. Nonetheless, when you drive a Tesla car and also you’re visiting the nation, you may cost your automotive as regular on the stations. Moreover, how this system expands past this preliminary pilot will rely on congestion on the stations. “Future websites will solely be opened to Non-Tesla autos if there’s accessible capability,” the corporate stated.
On Monday, the corporate additionally put a non-Tesla port residence charger on sale. Each the pilot and charger are an indication Tesla is wanting exterior of its ecosystem for income. That stated, it might take some time earlier than we see the automaker open its charging stations within the US to EVs from different corporations since these use a proprietary connector.All merchandise really useful by Engadget are chosen by our editorial group, unbiased of our dad or mum firm. A few of our tales embrace affiliate hyperlinks. If you happen to purchase one thing by way of one in all these hyperlinks, we could earn an affiliate fee.