General Motors (GM) has announced that it will integrate Tesla’s electric vehicle (EV) charging standard, called the North American Charging Standard (NACS), into its future EV models starting in 2025. This move comes after a recent partnership announcement between Ford and Tesla. GM’s decision indicates a potential trend of automakers adopting Tesla’s charging standard. The agreement means that GM EV owners will have access to Tesla’s Supercharger network of over 12,000 charging stations across the United States and Canada. The integration of NACS into GM’s EVs aims to drive mass adoption of EVs and create a unified standard for North America. However, the partnerships between Tesla, GM, and Ford may further fragment the EV charging industry, as Europe has banned the use of NACS chargers in favor of the Combined Charging System (CCS). 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.