is the latest manufacturer to commit to using Tesla’s NACS (North American Charging Standard). The company was the last remaining holdout among major automakers, meaning the NACS is becoming a true common standard.
According to , electric vehicles from Stellantis brands (which include Dodge, Chrysler, Fiat, Ram, Jeep and Alfa Romeo) will start using the NACS connector in select models next year. The automaker will also offer an adaptor for existing vehicles, meaning drivers will be able to charge using either NACS or Combined Charging System (CCS) ports.
Stellantis says its embrace of the NACS builds on its commitment with six other automakers to of more than 30,000 fast charging points on highways and in urban areas in North America by 3030. These stations will support NACS and CCS.
The automaker has joined the likes of Volkswagen, , , , , , and in supporting the NACS. EV charging network operators and also pledged to adopt the NACS after Tesla in late 2022.
Stellantis, the parent company of Dodge, Chrysler, Fiat, Ram, Jeep, and Alfa Romeo, has announced its commitment to using Tesla’s NACS (North American Charging Standard) for its electric vehicles. This move makes Stellantis the last major automaker to adopt the NACS, solidifying it as a common standard in the industry. Starting next year, Stellantis brands will begin using the NACS connector in select models, and the company will also offer an adapter for existing vehicles, allowing drivers to charge using either NACS or Combined Charging System (CCS) ports. Stellantis’ decision to embrace the NACS aligns with its commitment to build a network of over 30,000 fast charging points across North America by 3030, in collaboration with six other automakers. This network will support both NACS and CCS. Stellantis now joins other automakers including Volkswagen, GM, Volvo, Polestar, Mercedes, Honda, BMW, and Lucid in supporting the NACS. EV charging network operators such as ChargePoint and Electrify America have also pledged to adopt the NACS after Tesla open-sourced the connector in late 2022.