Ford last year helped kick off a trend when it announced that its EV customers would soon have access to Tesla's network of Superchargers in the U.S. and Canada in 2024. The company is still working on transitioning its EV lineup to fully support Tesla's North American Charging Standard (NACS), but in the meantime the automaker is preparing to deploy a stopgap solution.
Ford CEO Jim Farley today said that his company will soon begin distributing Tesla charging adapters to eligible Ford EV customers.
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The Fast Charging Adapter will initially work for the Ford F-150 Lightning and and Mustang Mach-E. But by 2025 the adapters should become unnecessary since Ford will begin launching electric vehicles with NACS charge ports.
Ford last year announced that its EVs would use NACS while still providing some support for the Combined Charging System (CCS). More automakers including General Motors, Honda, Nissan, Hyundai, Volvo, Mercedes-Benz, Rivian, Polestar and Fisker have also announced support for NACS.