Some time ago, Tesla officially announced that it would support Bitcoin car purchases. Tesla is not just talking about it, and now,
Tesla’s official website has also launched bitcoin payment options for car purchases.
March 24,According to Tesla’s official website in the United States, the purchase of Tesla cars has supported the use of Bitcoin as payment.
At the same time, Tesla founder Elon Musk also announced on Twitter: “You can now use Bitcoin to buy Tesla.”
However, it is worth noting that Tesla officially stated that Bitcoin is the only cryptocurrency that Tesla accepts. Currently, it only supports U.S.
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customers using Bitcoin to buy cars, and that it will consider expanding to other markets in the future.Affected by this, Bitcoin regained its position at $55,000 per coin, an increase of 1% within the day.
Prior to this February 8, Tesla submitted an announcement to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that the company had purchased $1.5 billion worth of Bitcoin.
Tesla stated in the announcement that the company has updated its investment policy, and investing in Bitcoin allows the company’s investment to have greater flexibility to further diversify its cash investment and maximize cash returns.
In addition, the company may purchase and hold digital assets from time to time or for a long time. Tesla also stated that it hopes to accept Bitcoin as a payment method for its products.
After Tesla announced the purchase of $1.5 billion in Bitcoin,The price of Bitcoin soared by 12%, reaching at least $43,200 per coin.
At the same time, some analysts said,Since Musk declared that he bought Bitcoin for 1.5 billion U.S. dollars, he has made more than 1 billion U.S. dollars in profit, exceeding the profit of selling cars in 2020.