Elon Musk is a billionaire.
He made his money in the early days of the internet.
He was a founder of the online payment company PayPal which was sold to eBay for US$1.5 billion!
Now, he is an investor, an inventor and an engineer.
He is the CEO and CTO of SpaceX, CEO and product architect of Tesla Motors, and chairman of SolarCity.
One of the most important projects he is involved in is the Tesla motor. These motors are in cars that run off of rechargeable batteries instead of gasoline. Cars like the ones Elon designed could help stop a large amount of the chemicals and pollutants from reaching the atmosphere.
He wants to eliminate the use of carbon - a chemical that is needed to power cars that run on gasoline - and have the world switch to the same model that Tesla cars use.
What do you think would happen if everyone started to drive a car that used electricity instead of gasoline?
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