Volvo Adopts Tesla’s EV Charging Standard

Volvo’s EX30 small electric crossover SUV is scheduled to arrive in the U.S. next year. By: Volvo
Swedish automaker Volvo Cars said Tuesday it has signed a deal with Tesla that will allow drivers of its electric vehicles to charge at about 12,000 Tesla charging stations in North America starting next year. Under the agreement, Volvo’s EVs will be equipped with chargers designed by Tesla. Volvo’s deal with Tesla appears to be identical to deals signed by Ford Motor Co., General Motors Co., and Rivian in recent weeks. While there are other competitors…