- 🚗 Tesla adds Magic Dock to Superchargers in Canada to expand EV charging network.
- 🌐 Magic Dock is being installed on Superchargers, allowing non-Tesla EVs with CCS to use the network.
- 🇨🇦 Early installations of Magic Dock in Canada as part of Tesla’s open Supercharger plan.
- 📅 Collaboration between Tesla and Government of Canada aims to open 750 stalls to non-Tesla EVs by 2025.
- ⚡ Tesla’s move aligns with other automakers adopting Tesla’s North American Charging Standard (NACS).
Tesla has brought its Magic Dock innovation to Superchargers in Canada, allowing Electric Vehicles (EVs) equipped with the Combined Charging System (CCS) to utilize the world’s most comprehensive and reliable EV charging network.
Introduced earlier this year, the Magic Dock has been gradually integrated into several Superchargers across California and New York. This technology enables non-Tesla EV owners to access Tesla’s Supercharger Network for charging purposes. At Magic Dock locations, non-Tesla drivers can utilize the charging service by scanning a QR Code displayed on a sign near the Supercharger station. This code provides detailed instructions for initiating the charging process for their vehicles.
Throughout the year, installations have been steadily advancing in various regions. Initial deployment occurred in New York, with the first location in Verona, and in California, where Magic Docks have been established in both Northern and Southern regions. Recently, this innovation has been introduced in Texas, near Fort Worth, marking an extension of its reach.
By implementing the Magic Dock at Superchargers in Canada, Tesla continues to enhance the accessibility and convenience of its charging infrastructure for a wider range of electric vehicles.
From what we understand, this is among the earliest installations of the Magic Dock in Canada, and it marks the entrance of the open Supercharger plan from Tesla in a new country.
In May, Tesla and the Government of Canada announced a collaboration that would see the automaker open an existing portion of its Supercharger Network in the country to non-Tesla EV drivers.
The collaboration hopes to open about 750 of the individual stalls to non-Tesla drivers by the end of 2025.
The announcement was made just one day after Tesla and Ford had announced that the Detroit-based automaker would gain access to 12,000 Superchargers across North America in an attempt to make charging more available for any EV driver.
It has been one of Tesla’s main moves this year, as other automakers like GM, Rivian, Volvo, Honda, Acura, and several others have announced they are also going to adopt Tesla’s North American Charging Standard, or NACS.
Eventually, all of their vehicles will have the NACS inlet, eliminating the need for the adapter that will be initially required to charge at Supercharger locations.