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Tesla’s Moats — Tesla Can Do What Other Car Companies Only Dream About, And Why

April 27th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor

This story is about Tesla's moats, but I don't mean to imply that Buffett would invest in Tesla. Tesla is far from the value investments of the Berkshire Hathaway portfolio. Rather, Buffett's comments are to demonstrate the importance of moats. Morningstar even has a guide called Why Moats Matter. Understanding the moats a business employs is clearly important to understanding the business and its future


Tesla Facing Possible Union Strike In Germany

April 19th, 2017 | by James Ayre

While the United Auto Workers union in the US has yet to successfully unionize Tesla's workforce, and has apparently been viewed by CEO Elon Musk as nothing more than an agent of the larger auto manufacturers, the situations in other parts of the world are perhaps a bit different. Case in point: in Germany


Tesla Acquires A Top German Engineering Firm Focused On Automated Assembly

November 8th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Elon Musk believes deeply in vertical integration. Maybe that marks him as a control freak or maybe it just means he is a smart businessman. Over the past year, Tesla has added Riviera Tool & Die to its list of corporate acquisitions and changed its name to Tesla Michigan. That brought control over many aspects of the manufacturing process in-house. While other companies rely on "just in time" relationships with suppliers, Tesla wants to exert greater control over the quality and scheduling of its supply chain



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