Lucid to Adopt Tesla’s North American Charging Standard

Lucid to Adopt North American Charging Standard

Lucid Group has announced a significant update to its charging infrastructure strategy, revealing that Lucid electric vehicles (EVs) equipped with the Combined Charging System (CCS) will gain access to over 15,000 Tesla Supercharger stations across North America starting in 2025.

This development comes as Lucid prepares to incorporate Tesla’s North American Charging Standard (NACS) into its future vehicle lineup.

“Adopting NACS is an important next step to providing our customers with expanded access to reliable and convenient charging solutions for their Lucid vehicles,” stated Peter Rawlinson, CEO and CTO of Lucid, in a statement on Monday. The move is expected to offer Lucid drivers charging flexibility and ease the transition to EVs for American consumers.

The integration of an adapter for Tesla’s Supercharger network aligns with Lucid’s vision of a seamless, high-voltage charging infrastructure that supports the growing demand for EVs in the United States.

Here’s a timeline of automakers that have joined Tesla’s NACS to date. At this rate, all hold out automakers such as Stellantis and Volkswagen will likely have to join:

  • 2023.05.26: Ford
  • 2023.06.09: GM
  • 2023.06.20: Rivian
  • 2023.06.27: Volvo
  • 2023.06.29: Polestar
  • 2023.06.29: Electrify America
  • 2023.07.07: Mercedes-Benz
  • 2023.07.19: Nissan
  • 2023.08.18: Honda & Acura
  • 2023.09.22: Jaguar
  • 2023.10.05: Hyundai & Kia
  • 2023.10.17: BMW, Mini, Rolls-Royce
  • 2023.10.19: Toyota & Lexus
  • 2023.11.01: Subaru
  • 2023.11.06: Lucid