Rivian owners are now able charge at Tesla Supercharger stations

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Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) appears to have opened up its Supercharger network nationally on Monday to owners to Rivian Automotive (NASDAQ:RIVN) electric trucks and SUVs. Notably, Rivian (RIVN) vehicle owners have posted pictures and video on social media sites of themselves using a certified NACS to CCS1 adapter for battery charges at Supercharger stations.

“Compatible Superchargers will show up in Rivian navigation when you are planning trips, with charger speeds and availability information listed,” noted the company in a statement provided to media. Owners were advised that they would also be able to ‘plug and charge’ with automatic billing, by simply plugging the charger into the vehicl without having to pull up an app. Rivian (RIVN) Chief Software Officer Wassym Bensaid said the update will give vehicle owners access to over 15K new DC fast chargers across the US. Starting in 2025, Rivian (RIVN) plans to manufacture its electric vehicles with the NACS inlet included.

Shares of Rivian Automotive (RIVN) were up 3.31% at 12:30 p.m. on Monday to $11.40 after recently hitting a new 52-week low of $10.05. Tesla (TSLA) showed a 5.66% gain to cut into the 2024 loss of more than 30%.

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