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The moat is that Tesla is not a traditional auto maker. Their DNA is way more like Apple than it is Ford. I look at their assembly line as a laboratory where they continually improve how they make cars. As an example, they added the dual motor Model S much more quickly than other automakers could. Also, the new motor acts as a prototype for the Model 3. Traditional auto makers (all the other ones) move MUCH more slowly. Add the gigafactory and you have quite a moat.

Of course there is considerably more risk with Tesla than the others. As an investor, I think the risk is worth it.
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