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White House: Tesla to expand its US Supercharger network to other EVs in late 2022


Tesla plans to begin opening its Supercharger network to other electric vehicles by the end of the year, according to a White House memo that shared the automaker’s plans.
The U.S. government said in April that it needs to increase its own network of about 1,100 charging stations a hundred-fold to meet coming demand. Tesla’s plans call for expanding capacity at its Gigafactory in Buffalo, New York, where more than 1,600 employees produce Supercharging stations and solar panels, the memo said.
“Later this year, Tesla will begin production of new Supercharger equipment that will enable non-Tesla EV drivers in North America to use Tesla Superchargers,” according to the memo.
The expansion — and exposure to customers of other EVs brands — could help Tesla capture more revenue and attention as automakers begin launching new EVs over the next couple of years.
The memo did not mention how much money Tesla will invest in adding stations to its fast-charging network, but said that the EV maker is ramping up produc …

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