While the charging network division of the German manufacturer, Electrify America, has already committed to use the system, Volkswagen is in discussions with Tesla to use its North American Charging Standard (NACS) technology.

The statement comes as several automakers and manufacturers of charging equipment have decided to support Tesla’s charging design because of concern that they will lose out on customers if they only provide the Combined Charging System (CCS) design, which is supported by automakers including Volkswagen and Hyundai Motor.

In the past few weeks, a number of corporations have committed to using Tesla’s charging technology, including Ford, General Motors, and ChargePoint.

While the Biden administration aims to offer billions in subsidies to develop charging networks, Tesla has gone beyond its connectors to add CCS at certain of its US charging stations.

According to the US Department of Energy, Tesla’s Superchargers make up around 60% of all the fast charges in the country.

The corporations’ moves to switch to NACS have upended the EV charging market, which was probably leaning towards the competing CCS connection with the aid of federal incentives.

Separately, Tesla and Polestar have reached an agreement under which the American and Canadian clients of the Swedish electric vehicle manufacturer would have access to Polestar’s charging infrastructure.

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