Rivian has added places of appropriate Tesla Superchargers to its navigation app, permitting R1S and R1T drivers to extra simply discover the Superchargers Tesla is opening as much as EVs from different producers.
The interface provides Tesla Supercharger places each to the in-vehicle navigation and the cell app. Rivian supplied this excerpt (under) from the official replace notes to Inexperienced Automobile Experiences, clarifying that you just additionally should obtain the Tesla app.
Rivian replace notes on Tesla Supercharger community in navigation
This addition is a part of Rivian software program launch 2023.10.00, though that launch remains to be listed as an “inner beta” by an unofficial Rivian software tracker that aggregates over-the-air updates for the automaker’s autos.
Amongst different options, this replace exhibits Tesla Supercharger websites with the Mixed Charging Customary (CCS) connectors that enable Rivians and plenty of different EVs to cost at them within the navigation app’s charger filters, and this filtering possibility will seem in Rivian’s cell app.
Tesla final month started opening the Supercharger community to different EVs. It is under no circumstances the complete Supercharger community, however “choose” Superchargers open to CCS. It goes each methods—Tesla can also be providing a CCS retrofit and an adapter for its autos.
To a point, Tesla’s opening of its community to different EVs is important to say a number of the infrastructure funds funneled for a $7.5 billion federal EV charging community.
2023 Rivian R1S
Rivian, in the meantime, has conceived its personal charging community as a backcountry counterpart to Tesla Supercharging. The distant places the place Rivian expects its clients to take their autos for outside adventures have not been a precedence for Tesla or the main charging networks, giving the corporate a distinct segment to fill that additionally reinforces its branding as a extra rugged class of EV. However given the dimensions of the Supercharger community, it could make sense for Rivian homeowners to wish to put it to use.