Hilton announced an expanded agreement with Tesla that will bring up to 20,000 Universal Wall Connectors to 2,000 hotels in the United States, Canada and Mexico, starting in early 2024. Hilton Tesla charging stations
With at least six chargers at each of the selected hotels, the additions will make Hilton’s planned electric vehicle (EV) charging network the largest of any hospitality company and provide the rising number of travelers who drive EVs a more inclusive hotel option.
Hilton and Tesla Partner to Expand EV Charging Access
The announcement follows the recent launch of Tesla’s Universal Wall Connector, a product designed to seamlessly charge any North American vehicle model, expanding Tesla’s efforts to make great charging available to all EVs.
“At Hilton, we are committed to meeting the changing needs of our guests who are looking for hotel experiences that complement their daily routines while offering exceptional hospitality,” chief brand officer Matt Schuyler said.
“Through this expanded agreement with Tesla, we are significantly changing the landscape of universal EV chargers in North America in an incredibly short amount of time,” Schuyler continued. “Across Hilton’s family of award-winning brands, this network of EV chargers will offer our guests even more value with the convenience of much-needed overnight charging access in more locations.”
Hilton Expands EV Charging Options for Guests
In 2023, the Hilton website’s EV charging search attribute had the fastest growth volume to date, jumping from fourth to second highest in converting searches to stays.