Tesla has launched its non-Tesla Supercharger pilot program in Australia. With this system in place, homeowners of suitable electrical autos can benefit from Tesla’s well-received speedy charging community.
Tesla introduced this system’s launch in Australia by way of a publish on its official Twitter account. As per the electrical car maker, choose Superchargers in Australia at the moment are open to all EVs. The corporate additionally famous on its assist web page that this system’s pilot in Australia is at the moment restricted to drivers who reside within the nation.
Tesla launched its non-Tesla Supercharger program in November 2021, and since then, the corporate has steadily expanded the initiative to a number of nations worldwide. In accordance with the corporate, the open Supercharger program is a part of Tesla’s efforts to speed up the world’s transition to sustainable power.
Non-Tesla homeowners in Australia who want to entry the Supercharger Community are suggested to obtain the official Tesla App and be sure that the appliance is on model 4.2.3 or greater. Tesla additionally highlights that the pilot program is just accessible for CCS-enabled autos, at the least for now. The corporate defined the rationale behind this restriction within the following assertion.
“This pilot is just accessible for CCS-enabled autos. If a Supercharger publish has two cables, non-Tesla automobiles can solely cost with the CCS connector. Tesla is unable to accommodate autos that don’t totally adjust to CCS communication and security protocols,” Tesla wrote in this system’s Support page.
Tesla drivers who reside in areas the place the non-Tesla Supercharger pilot is ongoing needn’t fear, as their autos nonetheless obtain particular perks for utilizing the system. As per the corporate, non-Tesla homeowners pay a better worth for Supercharging, and so they even have to make use of the Tesla App to provoke the charging course of. As compared, Tesla homeowners profit from a totally seamless charging expertise, and their Supercharging charges are decrease.