Rivian To Implement Tesla Charging Port On R1S And R1T

Rivian R1T and R1S house owners can have entry to Tesla’s Supercharger community of DC quick chargers in america in Canada from 2024 with the assistance of an adaptor, the American EV journey car startup has introduced.

Moreover, each the R1T all-electric pickup and the R1S SUV might be fitted with the North American Charging Customary (NACS) connector beginning in 2025, eliminating the necessity for an adaptor.

Rivian’s take care of Tesla additionally contains automobiles based mostly on the upcoming R2 platform, which can underpin a collection of smaller, extra reasonably priced EVs set to return to market someday in 2025-2026.


The maker of the R1T and R1S says that it’s going to proceed increasing its proprietary Journey Community of DC quick chargers nationwide, though it’s unclear at this level what kind of plug might be fitted to these stalls going ahead. Moreover, the official press doesn’t point out what is going to occur with the Rivian Waypoints community of Degree 2 chargers that function J1772 plugs.

We reached out to the EV firm for a touch upon each of those points and acquired the next reply: “We’ll share particulars about how the NACS will affect future Rivian Journey Community and Waypoints websites sooner or later.”

“We’re excited to work with Tesla and to see collaborations like this assist advance the world towards carbon neutrality,” stated RJ Scaringe, Founder and CEO of Rivian. “The adoption of the North American Charging Customary will allow our present and future clients to leverage Tesla’s expansive Supercharger community whereas we proceed to construct out our Rivian Journey Community. We sit up for persevering with to search out new methods to speed up EV adoption.”

This announcement is the most recent in a collection of NACS-related information, with Ford being the primary firm to strike an equivalent take care of Tesla, adopted by a number of charging suppliers and charging tech producers, reminiscent of ChargePoint, ABB, Tritium, and Freewire.

“It’s nice to see the trade coming collectively to undertake the North American Charging Customary,” stated Rebecca Tinucci, Tesla’s Senior Director of Charging Infrastructure. “By doing so, we’re collectively guaranteeing all EV drivers have entry to straightforward to make use of, dependable charging {hardware}. We sit up for welcoming Rivian house owners to 1000’s of our Superchargers throughout North America.”

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