Toyota and Lexus Become Latest Automakers to Adopt the NACS Charging Standard

Toyota Motor North America is joining BMW, Kia, Hyundai, Jaguar, Honda, Fisker, Ford, GM, Volvo, Polestar, Nissan and Rivian in adopting Tesla’s North American Charging Standard (NACS) for its electric vehicles.

The Japanese automaker announced on Thursday it has reached an agreement with Tesla to adopt the North American Charging Standard on its battery electric vehicles beginning in 2025. In line with Toyota’s vehicle electrification strategy that offers a plethora of options for electrified powertrains, Toyota and Lexus customers will have convenient access to more than 12,000 Tesla Superchargers across North America.

Toyota will incorporate the NACS ports into certain Toyota and Lexus BEVs starting in 2025, including the all-new, three-row, battery-electric Toyota SUV that will be assembled at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky (TMMK).

Additionally, customers owning or leasing applicable Toyota and Lexus vehicles equipped with the Combined Charging System (CCS) will be offered access to an adapter to enable NACS charging starting in 2025.

Dedicated to delivering a seamless charging experience, whether at home or in public, Toyota aims to provide convenience no matter where customers choose to charge their vehicles. Through the Toyota and Lexus apps, customers have access to an extensive charging network, comprising over 84,000 charging ports in North America, including level 2 and DC fast chargers. With NACS, customers will have access to more charging options, especially DC fast chargers, allowing greater confidence to travel to even more destinations.


Blagojce Krivevski

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