Tesla may become the latest entrant in the IONITY electric car charging network.

According to Sueddeutsche Zeitung, a Munich, Germany-based newspaper, new automakers have expressed interest in collaborating on the project, including Volvo, Fiat Chrysler, Jaguar Land Rover, and Tesla. At the moment, IONITY is in the process of acquiring construction permits to expand its network, with roughly 20 approved to date.

No word on how far discussions have progressed or what the role of each automaker would be.

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Backed by BMW, Ford, Audi, Porches,e, Daimler, and Volkswagen, IONITY’s goal is to expand a multi-national network of 400, 350 kW charging stations across 18 European countries by 2020. Last week, the brand launched its first charging station at a Tank and Rast location in Niederzissen, Germany, where it will be free to use until May 31, 2018, with a goal of completing 100 stations by the end of 2019.

At the moment, Tesla’s own Supercharger network encompasses more than 1,200 stations and 9,400 individual chargers around the globe, with each capable of a full recharge in 75 minutes.

On the specs side, an IONITY charger is currently rated at 350 kW, compared to Tesla Supercharger stations 145 kW, with a proposed Supercharger V3 network capable of exceeding 350 kW, complemented with solar arrays. The would translate to a full charge between five and 10 minutes.

[Source: Sueddeutsche Zeitung]