In an exciting announcement on May 25, Ford and Tesla announced that Ford electric vehicle (EV) owners will soon be able to plug into Tesla’s vast EV fast charging network. Beginning in spring 2024, Ford EV owners in the US and Canada will be able to use Ford’s mobile app to access the 12,000 Tesla Supercharger stations scattered across these countries. This news marks a major milestone in the growth of the electric vehicle industry.
The Tesla Supercharger network is well-known for its excellent reliability, as well as its innovative features. The NACS plug type is smaller and lighter than other plugs, making it easier to store and deploy. In addition, the stations are capable of delivering up to 160 kW of charging power, which offers customers a faster charging experience.
Ford Model e Chief Customer Officer Marin Gjaja welcomed the collaboration, saying, “Overall, this provides a superior experience for customers.”
Not only will this partnership provide a more convenient charging experience for existing Ford EV owners, but it also makes it easier for those considering an electric car purchase. With access to a vast network of reliable charging stations, potential buyers have one less obstacle to overcome.
Below, we’ve broken down the details of the Tesla Supercharger network that Ford EV customers will have access to by spring 2024.
• 12,000: Tesla Superchargers across the US and Canada that Ford EV customers will have access to • 160 kW: Maximum charging power that the stations are capable of delivering • NACS: The type of plug used for the Tesla Superchargers that is smaller and lighter than other plugs
Any Ford EV owner who is interested in using the Tesla Supercharger network should keep an eye out for when the collaboration goes into effect in spring 2024. At that time, they will be able to download the Ford mobile app and access the expansive network of reliable charging stations.
Overall, this news is exciting for the electric vehicle community. By collaborating with Tesla, Ford has made electric vehicle ownership just a bit more convenient for its customers.