Tesla Motors Opens Cross-Country EV Charging Network, Opens Patents

A 2015 roadmap for Supercharger Networks in the US, courtesy of Space Industry News

A 2015 roadmap for Supercharger Networks in the US, courtesy of Space Industry News

Tesla Motors has not just revolutionized the electric car industry with it’s Model S, it has also shocked motor companies with it’s decision to open up free licensing for it’s supercharger technology. This charging format is meant to quickly charge electric vehicles, and Tesla hopes that opening up it’s patents would allow for the chargers to work across multiple car brands. Tesla Motors has a strong stake in the electric car industry, with a cross-country network of chargers that allow for Tesla owners to drive coast-to-coast relatively emissions free.

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