Jan 31, 2023 - 04:59 pm
Superchargers opened to third parties in Australia
Following the opening of Superchargers to third parties in Europe, Tesla is now starting to open its fast-charging stations for electric cars of other brands in Australia. Five Supercharger locations have initially been made available in the state of New South Wales.
Nov 18, 2022 - 04:56 pm
Tesla Superchargers open to third parties in Italy
Tesla has also started to open Supercharger stations in Italy for electric cars of other brands. The Supercharger map in Italy now also includes the note, “This Supercharger is open to Tesla vehicles and Non-Tesla vehicles with CCS compatibility”.
Jul 26, 2022 - 11:57 am
Tesla significantly increases investment plans
Tesla has changed its investment plan, according to a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). According to this, Tesla wants to invest between six and eight billion dollars per year until 2024. In addition, the Superchargers in the USA are to be opened to third-party brands.
Jun 17, 2022 - 01:23 pm
Select Superchargers open for others in the EU
Tesla has now opened selected Supercharger stations in Germany for electric cars of other brands, as well as in Denmark, Finland, Luxembourg and Switzerland. This comes at the moment before the summer holidays in many European countries.
May 6, 2022 - 11:55 am
Tesla opens more Superchargers to others
In Norway, Tesla has opened more Superchargers for other brands. According to one observer, almost the entire route to the North Cape is now open to electric cars from other manufacturers.
Mar 9, 2022 - 10:39 am
Shocking Supercharger overcharge
The owner of a Tesla Model 3 in China was astonished when, after a relatively short stay at a Supercharger station, he suddenly faced a bill charging 3,846,306 yuan, or about $600,000.
Feb 15, 2022 - 03:59 pm
Tesla opens Superchargers to third-parties in Europe
After a test phase lasting several months, Tesla has made all of its Superchargers in the Netherlands accessible to electric cars from other brands. Pilot programs are also underway in Norway, France, Germany and Belgium for electric car drivers from other brands to use the Superchargers via an app.
Feb 8, 2022 - 11:15 am
Just how full is your battery, madam?
Tesla is apparently looking for helpers to organise possible on-site queues at Superchargers on the four consecutive weekends starting on 11 February. Tesla expects particularly high demand in western Europe on these weekends due to the holiday season in the Netherlands and Denmark.
Jan 27, 2022 - 03:00 am
Tesla takes stock of 2021 as a “breakthrough year”
With more than 930,000 vehicles delivered, Tesla confirmed it also achieved new records in sales and profits in 2021, as the new annual report shows. The manufacturer itself speaks of a “breakthrough year”. In the medium term, Tesla wants to deliver 50 per cent more cars per year – and could thus come close to […]
Dec 15, 2021 - 11:53 am
China takes steps to protect superchargers
In China, Tesla took an interesting approach to try to prevent ICEing a Supercharger by deploying floor locking devices that pop up from the ground at some new Supercharging stations in 2019. Now the solution is spreading fast across China.
Nov 1, 2021 - 03:43 pm
Tesla opens charging for third parties in the Netherlands
Tesla is opening ten Supercharger locations in the Netherlands for drivers of electric vehicles from other brands. The move is intended as a test scenario to gain experience with demand. The ten locations are initially only accessible to BEV drivers who are registered in the Netherlands.
Aug 4, 2021 - 01:04 pm
Model Y production rumoured to launch in Texas next week
Tesla could start test production of the Model Y in Texas as early as next week – and regular production before the end of the year, according to observers. New rumours are also circulating about the upcoming entry-level model, which has so far been referred to as the Model 2.
Jul 27, 2021 - 02:13 pm
Tesla reveals details on opening Superchargers
During the Tesla earnings call last night, the company also provided details on the planned opening of the Supercharger network to third parties. Central to the idea is the Tesla app to facilitate drivers of electric cars from other manufacturers to supercharge.
Jul 21, 2021 - 11:35 am
Tesla to open Superchargers to 3rd parties in 2021
Elon Musk has now confirmed on Twitter that Tesla will open its Supercharger network to electric cars from other brands later this year. Meanwhile, there is an update on Tesla’s plan to start production of the Semi electric truck this year.
Jun 28, 2021 - 10:23 am
Tesla in trouble for broken charging promises
Tesla is being sued in a Californian court over charges at its Superchargers. Specifically, Kevin Shenkman filed a lawsuit on behalf of customers who were promised free use of the Superchargers for life when they purchased their car from Tesla.
Jun 25, 2021 - 06:15 pm
Tesla rumoured to open Superchargers for 3rd parties in Scandinavia
The US electric car manufacturer Tesla is apparently planning to open up some of its supercharging stations in Norway and Sweden to electric vehicles from other manufacturers by September 2022 at the latest. There has been speculation about opening up the network to third parties for some time.
Jun 23, 2021 - 04:53 pm
Tesla completes Supercharger line along Silk Road
Tesla China has now completed the Silk Road Supercharger corridor and says it is the longest it built to date. According to a tweet from Tesla’s Chinese account, the route from east to west in China reaches 5,000 kilometres (just over 3,100 miles).
Mar 19, 2021 - 03:05 pm
Rivian to launch their own charging network in the USA
Rivian has presented plans for its own charging networks, in which the North American electric car startup is strongly inspired by Tesla’s Superchargers and Destination Chargers. Rivian is focusing on North America with the new network, and there is no mention of a similar project for Europe.
Feb 23, 2021 - 12:00 pm
Out in the cold after a severe case of ICE-ing
Charging spots being blocked by entirely fossil-fuelled cars (ICE-ing) is, unfortunately, a common problem, but not many electric car drivers have experienced an ICE-ing as extremely as this Tesla owner: All of charging spots at a Supercharger location in Canmore, Canada, were occupied by combustion vehicles.
Jun 17, 2019 - 05:02 pm
California aims to open up charging markets
The California Air Resources Board is considering a new regulation in two weeks, which would mandate that EV charging network operators have credit card readers. Besides, it looks like memberships or subscriptions may also be banned.
Jun 3, 2019 - 12:40 pm
Tesla extends free charging offer for Model S & X
In April the Tesla Model S and Model X received some improvements. Pre-produced vehicles without these improvements will be sold until the end of June with an added treat: free supercharging. There is also news regarding the pickup and roadster.
May 12, 2019 - 01:06 pm
Switzerland: Tesla opens charging park with lounge
Tesla has opened its 18th and to date largest supercharger location in Switzerland in Dietikon near Zurich. The special thing about it: In addition to 24 charging slots, it offers the first EV lounge in Europe. Previously, the Californians had only pushed the construction of lounges in the USA in combination with charging parks.