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Monday, January 17, 2022

Time Magazine’s Person of the Year titled to Elon Musk

Elon Musk

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  • Elon Musk has been called 2021 Person of the Year by Time Magazine.

2021 Person Of The Year to Tesla CEO Elon Musk: 

Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk was called Time magazine’s Person of the Year for 2021, a year that witnessed his electric automobile firm become the most valuable carmaker in the world and his missile firm soar to the rim of space with an all-civilian staff.

Musk is also the creator and CEO of SpaceX and shows brain-chip startup Neuralink and infrastructure company The Boring Company. Tesla’s market worth soared to almost $1 trillion US this year, pushing it more priceless than Ford Motor and General Motors merged.

Tesla assembles hundreds of thousands of motorcars each year and has worked to prevent supply chain problems more actually than many of its competitors while making many young customers swap to electric cars and legacy automakers to move guide to EV vehicles.

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Elon Musk named the Time Magazine’s Person Of The Year

“For creating solutions to an existential crisis, for embodying the possibilities and the perils of the age of tech titans, for driving society’s most daring and disruptive transformations, Elon Musk is TIME’s 2021 Person of the Year,” the magazine’s editor-in-chief, Edward Felsenthal, stated. Source – cbc.ca

“Even Elon Musk’s spacefaring adventures are a direct line from the very first Person of the Year, Charles Lindbergh, whom the editors selected in 1927 to commemorate his historic first solo transatlantic aeroplane flight over the Atlantic.” Source – cbc.ca

From hosting Saturday Night Live to falling tweets on cryptocurrencies and meme stocks that have started huge activities in their value, Musk has hogged the headlines and collected almost 66 million followers on Twitter.

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