Tesla builds Supercharging “moat” to keep out competition: analysis

As some investors have criticized Tesla for its huge capital investments at a time the when the company is struggling to become profitable, its rapid build-out of Superchargers can be seen as a defensive moat around its business, suggests a report by Automotive News (subscription required.)

The company currently has more than 10,500 fast DC Superchargers in 2,900 locations that can let owners drive coast-to-coast or border-to-border on almost any major interstate. It is rapidly building a similar network across Europe.

via Green Car Reports Tesla builds Supercharging “moat” to keep out competition: analysis