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The Tesla CEO said individuals can buy the electric cars via Bitcoin in a tweet today.
You can now buy a Tesla with Bitcoin. And that’s not me saying this but the CEO of Tesla, Elon Musk, himself.
In a tweet a few hours ago, the Tesla CEO said potential car owners can buy the world-famous electric vehicles using Bitcoin, the world’s largest digital currency.
You can now buy a Tesla with Bitcoin
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 24, 2021
Musk added that Tesla is using only internal and open source software and that it would operate its own Bitcoin nodes directly. As such, all the BTC paid by users to Tesla would be retained as Bitcoin, not converted to fiat currency as in other fiat-to-Bitcoin product purchases.
This story is developing and will be updated.
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