Mercedes-Benz announced it will gain access to more than 12,000 Tesla Superchargers in 2024 and will implement North American Charging Standard (NACS) ports in all new electric vehicles in 2025, offering adapters to charge existing charging system (CCS) and battery electric vehicles (BEV).
By the end of 2030, Mercedes-Benz will also establish its own High-Power Charging Network, with more than 400 Charging Hubs and 2,500 high-power chargers in North America. On a global scale, including in China and Europe, the company will install nearly 2,000 Charging Hubs and 10,000 charging points. The first Hub, equipped with both CCS1 and NACS plugs, will be operational by 2024.
The High-Power Charging Network is part of Mercedes-Benz’s mission to provide fast, safe, and green electric vehicle charging options for its customers worldwide.
“To accelerate the shift to electric vehicles (EV), we are dedicated to elevating the entire EV experience for our customers – including fast, convenient, and reliable charging solutions wherever their Mercedes-Benz takes them,” said Ola Källenius, Chairman of the Board of Management Mercedes-Benz Group.
The Mercedes-Benz Charging Hubs will be open to electric vehicles of all brands, providing accessibility to a range of EV owners. Currently, Mercedes me Charge customers have access to more than 1.2 million charging points worldwide.