Are free DC fast chargers really working out as intended? Yes and no.
Author: Charging - News and Trends | InsideEVs
Model Y owner from Sweden shows why battery preconditioning makes a big difference when DC fast charging your EV in the cold.
The new initiative aims in 30,000 new electric vehicle charging ports by 2030.
Volkswagen is also "investigating this for the U.S," a company spokesperson told InsideEVs.
17 sites are already online, with hundreds to follow in the next few years.
It now includes over 350 Supercharging stations and attracts additional brands like Polestar.
The powerful liquid-cooled DC fast charger is already available in China and will arrive in Europe and the Middle East in Q2 2024.
Tesla has opened about half of its network, which consists of 1,000 Supercharging stalls.
Fully charging any NACS equipped vehicle could soon get much more expensive at busy Superchargers.
This might be a good opportunity to test the EV ownership experience by renting before buying.