Tesla CEO Musk meets with Washington brass to debate EVs

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 US.

A Senior White Home spokesperson stated Podesta and Landrieu met with Musk to debate “shared targets round electrification” and the way just lately handed legislature just like the Inflation Discount Act and Bipartisan Infrastructure Regulation can contribute to rising electrical automobile adoption in the US.

The spokesperson additionally instructed Reuters that matters of debate included broadening electrical automobile manufacturing, charging infrastructure, and “the broader reason for 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 will ” 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 will 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 probably the most expansive EV charging community, with over 40,000 stations globally. Nonetheless, it is just accessible to Tesla homeowners in the US, and with the corporate using a Pilot Program in Europe for the final yr and a half, the automaker may very well 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.

Tesla CEO Musk meets with Washington brass to debate EVs