The Tesla car can now be purchased for bitcoin - Elon Musk
Tesla has begun accepting bitcoins as a method of payment.
Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk talked about paying with bitcoins on Twitter.
"Now you can buy Tesla for bitcoins," Musk wrote.
He added that the company will use internal software for this purpose. Bitcoins paid for by Tesla will be stored as bitcoins, not converted into fiat currency (dollars, euros - channel 24), - wrote Elon Musk.
How will it work?
The company's website has already created instructions on how to buy a car and other products for bitcoins: "Initiate payment from your bitcoin wallet. You can scan a QR code or copy and paste the address of bitcoin and the exact amount of bitcoin into your wallet."
It is important that the company accepts payment only in bitcoins - other cryptocurrencies are not available. And also only in the United States.
According to CoinMarketCap, the price of bitcoin exceeds 55 thousand dollars as of March 24.
Tesla and bitcoin
Tesla previously bought bitcoins The price of bitcoin reached 48 thousand dollars: what is happening in the amount of 1.5 billion dollars. Tesla said it was trying to invest its passive assets in various instruments, one of which is cryptocurrencies.
Elon Musk has repeatedly raised the price of this cryptocurrency with his tweets. For example, by putting "#bitcoin" in his profile description, he raised the price by 14%.