Tesla CEO Elon Musk met with Senior Advisor to President Joe Biden, John Podesta and Senior Advisor Mitch Landrieu on Friday in Washington to debate electrical automobile adoption and progress in the USA.
A Senior White Home spokesperson stated Podesta and Landrieu met with Musk to debate “shared objectives round electrification” and the way not too long ago handed legislature just like the Inflation Discount Act and Bipartisan Infrastructure Regulation can contribute to rising electrical automobile adoption in the USA.
The spokesperson additionally advised Reuters that subjects of dialogue included broadening electrical automobile manufacturing, charging infrastructure, and “the broader reason behind electrification.”
Curiously, the White Home introduced final yr that Tesla, the corporate Musk had led to catalyze the EV motion globally, was planning to fabricate new charging tools that might ” allow non-Tesla EV drivers in North America to make use of Tesla Superchargers.”
Late final week, it was revealed that Tesla was engaged on a possible design known as a “Magic Dock” that might be utilized to allow non-Tesla EVs to cost utilizing Superchargers throughout the U.S.
Tesla’s ‘Magic Dock’ will transfer Supercharger community to all-EV compatibility
Tesla has essentially the most expansive EV charging community, with over 40,000 stations globally. Nevertheless, it’s only accessible to Tesla house owners in the USA, and with the corporate using a Pilot Program in Europe for the final yr and a half, the automaker could possibly be able to open its charging infrastructure to different corporations.
Musk didn’t touch upon the assembly when he was noticed afterward, nor did Landrieu or Podesta.