Tesla is introducing its Tesla’s Magic Dock technology to Superchargers in Canada, enhancing the accessibility of the world’s most expansive and reliable EV charging network for Electric Vehicles (EVs) equipped with the Combined Charging System (CCS).
Earlier this year, Tesla initiated the rollout of the Magic Dock, which has been gradually incorporated into several Superchargers in California and New York. This innovation enables non-Tesla EV owners to utilize Tesla’s Supercharger Network for their charging needs. Access for non-Tesla drivers is facilitated through a scannable QR Code located on a sign near the Supercharger Pile. This code provides clear instructions for charging their vehicles. While installations have been occurring throughout the year in different areas, the initial deployment was observed primarily in New York, beginning in Verona, and in California, spanning both Northern and Southern regions.
Recently, the Magic Dock has also been introduced near Fort Worth, Texas, extending its presence beyond the initial locations.
The latest development is the integration of the Magic Dock into Superchargers in Canada, representing one of the earliest instances of this technology being employed in the country. This introduction signifies Tesla’s open Supercharger initiative making its way into a new nation.
In May, Tesla announced a partnership with the Government of Canada to open a segment of its Supercharger Network to non-Tesla EV drivers. The collaborative effort aims to make approximately 750 individual charging stalls accessible to non-Tesla vehicles by the conclusion of 2025.
This announcement followed a previous one in which Tesla granted Ford access to 12,000 Superchargers across North America, a step aimed at making charging more universally available to all EV drivers.
Tesla’s move towards an open Supercharger plan has been a significant focus this year. Other prominent automakers, including GM, Rivian, Volvo, Honda, and Acura, have also revealed their intentions to adopt Tesla’s North American Charging Standard (NACS). Ultimately, these manufacturers plan to equip their vehicles with the NACS inlet, thus eliminating the need for adapters initially required to charge at Supercharger locations.
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