San Francisco. The Biden administration has unveiled a new initiative to install 500,000 electric vehicle chargers on US roads by 2030 as part of its $7.5 billion plan, while Elon Musk-owned Tesla plans to install 7,500 of its charging stations by the end of 2024. Committed to opening stations to non-Tesla vehicles.
Tesla will, for the first time, open a portion of its US Supercharger and destination charger network to non-Tesla EVs, making at least 7,500 chargers available for all EVs by the end of 2024, according to an official announcement. The unlocked chargers will be distributed across the US.
The company also confirmed this on Twitter, saying: Select Tesla Superchargers across the US will soon be open to all EVs. Our US network will more than double by the end of 2024 to support our growing Tesla business and new EV customers.
At least 3,500 new and existing 250 kW Superchargers will be built along highway corridors to increase access to all EVs, as well as in urban and rural locations with Level 2 destination charging at locations such as hotels and restaurants.
All EV drivers will be able to access these stations using the Tesla app or website.
Besides this, other companies like Ford, Mercedes-Benz, Volvo Cars and Starbucks have also committed to set up EV charging stations as part of the initiative.(IANS)
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