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Elon Musk And The Roadster

The current CEO of Tesla wasn’t the founder of the company and joined in 2004. His investments and lobbying provided the company with much-needed traction to build the first completely electric sports car, called the Roadster, which went into production in 2008.

The futuristic electric sports car was a technical marvel but out of reach for most people at USD 100,000, and also had a slow charge.

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