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Bitcoin Tesla: Electronic Currency Pays for Electric Car

In what we think is a world first, a car dealership in America allowed one of their customers to pay for a Tesla Model S with Bitcoin.
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In case you haven't heard of it yet, Bitcoin is open-source peer-to-peer electronic currency, basically money you trade on a computer. It's freely traded and its value is decided by trading, like stocks and bonds.

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, an exotic car dealer from Costa Mesa, California, says it sold the white Tesla Model S Performance and received this online tender in return. We have no details about the transaction, but the Tesla looks like it's worth about $90,000, which is equivalent to about 75 Bitcoins right now.

An electric car bought with electronic money – wait until Musk hears about this!


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