Tesla’s Charging Takeover Is Complete

Good morning! It’s Tuesday, February 13, 2024, and this is The Morning Shift, your daily roundup of the top automotive headlines from around the world, in one place. Here are the important stories you need to know. Electric Car Charging Still Sucks, But That Might Change 1st Gear: Stellantis Adding Tesla Charger In 2026, Now … Read more

EV Infrastructure In The U.S. Is Getting Better

As much as we may bemoan the transition away from fossil fuels, it continues to become more urgently necessary the planet continues to suffer from the effects of climate change. On the bright side, there have been incredible strides in the number of available public charging ports in recent years to help democratize EV… Read … Read more

Getting Access To Tesla Superchargers Won’t Solve All Your Charging Woes

Last year, a whole host of automakers adopted Tesla’s NACS charging plug as their own — from Ford to GM, Subaru to Mercedes, the number of brands that won’t use Tesla’s plugs in their cars is starting to dwindle. Hyundai Considers Jumping On The Tesla Charger Bandwagon Too Yet, despite the vast chasm between the … Read more

Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche and Scout Finally Commit To NACS EV Charger For 2025

Image: Volkswagen Volkswagen Group, owner of the U.S.-based EV charging infrastructure operator Electrify America, has finally announced its commitment to the North American Charging Standard (NACS, also known as the Tesla charger) beginning in 2025 for many of its brands. The company said it will also explore adapter options so preexisting electrified vehicles can charge … Read more