A bill introduced in California could force Tesla and other EV charging station operators to open their networks to all drivers, rather than just Tesla vehicle owners. Assembly Member Jesse Gabriel has proposed AB591, which would mandate that charging ports must be accessible to all drivers and use universal connecting ports. The bill would also require Tesla and other EV charging networks, which often require a membership to recharge, to accept credit cards in addition to app payments. While Tesla announced it would open some of its chargers to non-Tesla drivers last month, it has not commented on AB591. Read more here
Nick Zamanov is a head of sales and business development at Cyber Switching. He is an expert in EV infrastructure space and he is an EV enthusiast since 2012, Since then Nick strongly believed that electric vehicles would eventually replace Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) cars.