Tesla Motors to go open source with Supercharger network

|About: Tesla Motors (TSLA)|By:, SA News Editor

Tesla Motors (TSLA -0.4%) plans to open up the design of its Supercharger system in order to encourage a standard forming in the industry off of the platform, reports Engadget.

Though the initiative makes sense to analysts as a convoluted system of manufacturer-specific networks isn't feasible, they also note that there is a touch of risk with giving away the intellectual property.