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This is good news - my bad if already posted

Good news, but I'll get more excited when they provide a date certain in the U.S.
 

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A clever marketing opportunity would be to charge $1000 for a genuine adapter so you could charge your CCS car at the Supercharger. The adapter will have a Tesla account associated with it so it will still be fast and automatic, thereby “buying” access. Considering the number of EVs on the road and upcoming that won’t have the Tesla plug, this is a goldmine.
 
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A clever marketing opportunity would be to charge $1000 for a genuine adapter so you could charge your CCS car at the Supercharger. The adapter will have a Tesla account associated with it so it will still be fast and automatic, thereby “buying” access. Considering the number of EVs on the road and upcoming that won’t have the Tesla plug, this is a goldmine.
Considering the Tesla CHAdeMO adapter is $550+ and the CCS adapter (piece of plastic with no brains) is $250-ish (I'm getting one from Korea) --- $1000 isn't out of reason.

Teslas will soon invade CCS chargers. Trust me.. it will be a mess. On my trip to Miami.. I stopped at 6 service plazas and never saw a single EV at a CCS stall whereas 80-90% of the superchargers were occupied (at 12-14 stall locations). Teslas will be soon hogging the CCS stalls too.

I plan to visit a few EA locations with my CCS adapter... I've been to a half dozen plus with my previous EVs so I'm familiar with them and want to compare . Also, EA is now cheaper than Superchargers in Florida due to the recent price increases.

Also the issue of charging port location hasn't been resolved. Most EVs don't have them on the driver side right and the current SC cable will not reach. Hopefully the new SC cable with CCS connector will be longer but I doubt it will be able to push 200 kW without liquid cooling like EA chargers.
 

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Considering the Tesla CHAdeMO adapter is $550+ and the CCS adapter (piece of plastic with no brains) is $250-ish (I'm getting one from Korea) --- $1000 isn't out of reason.

Teslas will soon invade CCS chargers. Trust me.. it will be a mess. On my trip to Miami.. I stopped at 6 service plazas and never saw a single EV at a CCS stall whereas 80-90% of the superchargers were occupied (at 12-14 stall locations). Teslas will be soon hogging the CCS stalls too.

I plan to visit a few EA locations with my CCS adapter... I've been to a half dozen plus with my previous EVs so I'm familiar with them and want to compare . Also, EA is now cheaper than Superchargers in Florida due to the recent price increases.

Also the issue of charging port location hasn't been resolved. Most EVs don't have them on the driver side right and the current SC cable will not reach. Hopefully the new SC cable with CCS connector will be longer but I doubt it will be able to push 200 kW without liquid cooling like EA chargers.
Another concern that Elon has expressed is making sure that busy Tesla Supercharger stations don’t get swamped by other EVs, so even if they do build out new stations that other EVs can use, I expect them to put a hefty surcharge on to keep non-Tesla drivers from using them except as a necessity, i.e. - a long trip.
 

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Another concern that Elon has expressed is making sure that busy Tesla Supercharger stations don’t get swamped by other EVs, so even if they do build out new stations that other EVs can use, I expect them to put a hefty surcharge on to keep non-Tesla drivers from using them except as a necessity, i.e. - a long trip.
If the $7.5B fund is paying for these new chargers... it's just free cash to Tesla. The existing ones won't be retrofitted. I heard from a Tesla insider that V2 (the slow ones that power share) won't be upgraded to V3 because it cost the same to build new so they might as well leave the V2 location alone. Tesla currently pays for everything at a SC location and it costs a $1M plus per location.

Utility surcharge fees are a big issue with EV charging:


I don't know how they can avoid it except throttle charging speeds.
 

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I have a CHAdeMO Plug at home. (Aerovironment) home L2 charger that I had installed back in 2012. It hasn't been used for a long time since I got rid of Leaf. pI plan to use it for my Solterra.
Obviously, I need to buy CHAdeMO to CCS adapter to be able to use it.

What is a good adapter that I should look for? Any recommendations?
 
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