Tesla Starts Accepting Dogecoin on Its Online Store

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Tesla, Inc. an American electric vehicle and clean energy company has started accepting dogecoin as payment for merchandise on its online store.

Tesla designs and manufactures electric cars, battery energy storage from home to grid-scale, solar panels and solar roof tiles, and related products and services

Early-stage investor, CEO, and Product Architect of Tesla Elon Musk first made this known in December 2020, stating the electric carmaker will accept dogecoin as payment for merchandise on a test basis.

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It was noticed this morning that items listed in the “lifestyle” section of its shops, such as Giga Texas Belt Buckle, Cyberquad for Kids, and the Cyberwhistle are now priced in DOGE. The Giga Texas Belt Buckle is priced at 835 DOGE, Cyberquad for kids priced at 12020 DOGE, and Cyberwhistle for 300 DOGE.

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Elon Musk confirmed this development with this tweet as shown below

The move comes a few months after Tesla backtracked on its decision to accept payments in bitcoin, citing environmental concerns about the way the cryptocurrency is mined.

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