Tesla To Open Up 10% Of Superchargers To Other Cars, But It’s More Complex And The Plan’s Misguided
A big Whitehouse annoucement reveals Tesla will open up 3,500 superchargers to non-Tesla CCS based cars, though that's only 10% of their stalls. I examine how this effort to spend $7.5B of subsidy money to try and duplicate what Tesla did without subsidies is misguided, and consider why Tesla's charging network is ridiculously better that the others, the difficulties of making a business of charging and how Tesla might fit into the NEVI grant program. I also talk about how Tesla's short cord won't reach other cars and tricks Tesla might pull. Finally I talk about where charging should go and how you should subsidize it, if you must.
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