NACS third-party chargers face reliability risks

Ford and GM's hopes for a more reliable North American charging network could be dashed if performance is no better than CCS

NACS third-party chargers face reliability risks
Tesla will not have ultimate control over the quality of third-party NACS chargers

Fast chargers based on Tesla’s NACS technology risk suffering from the same reliability issues that have dogged the CCS network once third-party manufacturers start making them.

Rival OEMs Ford, GM and Rivian have cut deals with Tesla in the past month that will see them getting access to Tesla’s Supercharger network via adapters from as soon as next year and begin to include NACS sockets on their vehicles from 2025.


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