- Aug 10, 2020
- Reaction score
- Illinois, USA
- GMC Sierra Hybrid (2-Mode)
It's a business metaphor. Like the moat around a castle, a business-moat keeps your competitors out of your market. This is the kind of anti-competitive thinking that greatly reduced Microsoft's relevance under Balmer, because it excludes some customers and fleeces others -- and the customers know it.Not sure what a MOAT is...but pretty sure I'm not one! BK
Why keep the competitors out when you can charge them $0.50/kWh to use the millions of dollars worth of equipment you invested in?! There's money to be made here!!
The Supercharger Network started as a loss-leader to reinforce the value of Tesla vehicles. Now it's going to become a revenue stream -- and a viable business on its own merit. That's good for Tesla's future as a business.