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How Elon Musk Made Tesla the Most Valuable Car Company in the World

After a treacherous two years, Tesla’s shares pop at over $500, making it worth more than GM and Ford combined

Steve LeVine
Marker
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4 min readJan 13, 2020

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AA little over a decade ago, Tesla came virtually out of nowhere with its battery-driven Roadster. Since then, Tesla has single-handedly energized the creation of a…

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Steve LeVine
Marker
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Editor at Large, Medium, covering the turbulence all around us, electric vehicles, batteries, social trends. Writing The Mobilist. Ex-Axios, Quartz, WSJ, NYT.