10 Aug '18, 4pm

Tesla builds Supercharging "moat" to keep out competition: analysis

Tesla Supercharger site in Rocklin, California, before expansion [photo: George Parrott] Competitors are coming for Tesla. Just as the young company begins to ramp up production of its bread-and-butter Model 3 to what CEO Elon Musk has called sustainable levels, Tesla's European rivals are beginning to roll out their own electric cars. That has some investors worried about whether the upstart automaker can survive the onslaught from more experienced manufacturers. Early versions of Tesla's cars have had problems with panel fits, motors, and electrical glitches that most established automakers get ironed out before production. So what's a scrappy upstart company to do? When more experienced manufacturers launch electric competitors, one thing their cars won't offer is a coast-to-coast network of DC fast chargers that will enable their cars to make most of the same long trip...

Full article: https://www.greencarreports.com/news/1117957_tesla-builds...

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