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Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) has reportedly started to apply for government grants to secure funding to adapt its Supercharger stations to support electric vehicles from other manufacturers. The automaker had previously announced plans to open its charging stations to other EV brands, although it has been moving slowly with the rollout, which is currently restricted to Europe.
Tesla Seeks Grant Monies To Adapt Superchargers
Citing “recent regulatory filings and other documents,” The Wall Street Journal reported that Tesla has begun applying for the billions of dollars in grant money offered by the federal government to expand the nation’s EV charging infrastructure. In order for those charging stations to be eligible for the grant money, they must be compatible with electric vehicles from multiple manufacturers.
This article was originally posted to ValueWalk