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Based in the Netherlands, Fastned attempted to become popular with Tesla owners in the past as they adopted CCS chargers and CHAdeMO adapters that are compatible with the company’s vehicles.
The new station in Düsseldorf is similar to the ideal charging station preferred by many EV owners. It has a coffee shop and bakery, which adds to the experience of charging an electric car. Tesla has added entertainment features within its cars to help ease the monotony of charging sessions, but some stations now have places to grab food or a quick coffee while obtaining range.
The installation of large-scale charging stations in Germany is coming at an ideal time. Tesla is currently working on completing its German production plant in Brandenburg, known as Giga Berlin. With the popularity of Teslas and EVs becoming more widespread in Europe, there is plenty of room for a charging stall expansion.
As Giga Berlin is expected to produce around half a million cars a year, and with German automakers like Volkswagen beginning a push toward EV production, charging stations will be needed in the European country. While domestic automakers like Volkswagen, Audi, and BMW are pushing toward the idea of fully electric fleets, more than just Tesla-branded chargers will be necessary. Fastned is working with the world’s largest electric automaker to continue this expansion, which will benefit EVs from every company in the world.