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Ford EV Owners Now Can Start Using Tesla Superchargers

Ford EV Owners Now Can Start Using Tesla Superchargers

It’s official. Starting on Leap Day owners of Ford EVs will be able to plug into any of more than 15,000 Tesla Superchargers. That roughly doubles the number of public chargers that they previously had access to. With “charger anxiety” seen as one of the biggest obstacles to widespread EV adoption, Ford is hoping this will help up boost demand for its all-electric products. To make it even easier, Ford will begin shipping free Tesla adapters to its owners starting late next month.

With Stellantis Now Onboard, Tesla Has Won the Charger Battle

With Stellantis Now Onboard, Tesla Has Won the Charger Battle

Stellantis will adopt the Tesla-style North American Charging Standard. The parent of brands including Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram was the last holdout among major automakers to go with the NACS plug. It means owners will have access to a substantial wider network of plugs and formalizes Tesla’s Superchargers as the de facto winner in the charging battle. Tesla, meanwhile, is taking steps to prevent the embarrassing charger failures many owners ran into during a recent Midwest cold snap.

New Tesla Supercharger Rival Ionna Opens Up; Backed By Seven Major Automakers

New Tesla Supercharger Rival Ionna Opens Up; Backed By Seven Major Automakers

A group of seven major automakers officially launched Ionna — aimed at becoming an EV charging network to rival the Tesla Supercharging system — and, in the process, give motorists more confidence they’ll be able to charge up their battery-electric vehicles wherever they travel.

Ford EV Owners Getting Free Tesla Supercharger Adapters

Ford EV Owners Getting Free Tesla Supercharger Adapters

Ford was the first automaker to tie up with Tesla, announcing plans to switch to the NACS plug letting owners of products like the Mustang Mach-E and F-150 Lightning use the big Tesla Supercharger network. Ford CEO Jim Farley on Wednesday announced “eligible” owners...