The Californian EV manufacturer says they face discrimination by New York’s infrastructure policies, as they only provide initiatives for providers that support both CHAdeMO and CCS. Clearly Tesla does not feel they should have to upgrade their chargers.
While we have seen many barriers put in place by various economic and political organizations to hamper the seemingly unstoppable growth by the Californian EV manufacturers, this one may actually have a point. By forcing Tesla to provide charging options for vehicles that are not their own, New York is preparing for larger electric vehicle infrastructure, and by making demands of manufacturers, is putting their money where their mouth is.
Now it just remains to be seen if other manufacturers are confronted with similar regulations. Unified charging infrastructure has proven fairly successful in the phone business, with Apple’s obvious exception, but only after political involvement took place. It is not unlikely, that the EV business might follow similar paths.
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