Having begun 2017 with more than 5,000 Superchargers globally, Tesla by the end of 2017 expects to have more than 10,000 Superchargers and 15,000 Destination Charging connectors in operation worldwide.
The new collaborations are focused on advanced manufacturing, buildings, bioenergy, solar, fuel cells, geothermal, vehicles, water, and wind energy.
The company said today's variety of hybrid, electric, and plug-in hybrid vehicles recommended by KBB.com editors "all offer stellar fuel economy at affordable prices for the environmentally conscious new-car shopper."
The initiative will help drivers find alternative fuels and contribute to smart city development.
They also committed to accelerated deployment of clean vehicles in government fleets; working with industry to encourage the adoption of clean vehicles; and encouraging public and private infrastructure investments to establish North American refueling corridors for clean vehicles.
Columbus plans to deploy three electric self-driving shuttles to link a new bus rapid transit center to a retail district and use data analytics to improve health care access in a neighborhood where the infant mortality rate quadruples the national average.