The US governmentr to expand the charging infrastructure for electric vehicles in the country and for that purpose it will invest nearly 5 billion US dollars to build up to half a million charging stations by 2030. But in addition to creating new stations, Engadget reports that the Biden administration also lobbied Tesla allowing cars from other manufacturers to use its 12,000 charging stations, and ford be the first to close an agreement with the car manufacturer Elon Musk.
Electric Ford can use Tesla charger
As indicated by the portal, the announcement of this partnership was made in a Twitter positions where the automaker said that “Ford electric vehicle customers will have access to more than 12,000 Tesla Superchargers in the United States and Canada” starting in the spring of 2024 in the northern hemisphere.
O Engadget details which for Tesla use the ownership rate for their electric vehicles, model owners Ford F-150 Electric, Mustang Mach-E It is E-Transit will have to use an adapter to use the charger. At the launch of the agreement, Ford Model Customer Director, Marin Gjaja, said: “Tesla has led the industry in creating a smart, reliable and efficient payment system and we are pleased to be able to join forces in a way that will benefit customers and the general adoption of EV”.
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But with the need to use adapters, ford revealed that you want to change your upload entry Combined Charging System (CCS) for technology NACS open source developed by the company Elon Musk from 2025.
These changes will come with some benefits, with Gjaja saying that “The Tesla Supercharger network has better reliability and the NACS plug is smaller and lighter. Overall, this provides a better experience for customers. “
For this novel, 12,000 recharge points for Forehead will be connected to the charging network blue circle from fordwhich currently has 84,000 stations.