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This is not a rumor or April fools joke either but GM bought Tesla...................

I read today from a Very reliable source that Elon Musk and Tesla were bought out by GM for $10 billion dollars!

GM (actually Mary Barra, GM's CEO and Head Woman in charge) has stated that they are going to use the Tesla base car and put an LT4 in it.

I thought at first that it was an April Fool's joke but I guess that it's true. If it is a joke, then they certainly got me! I still can't believe it!

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Would be a huge move backwards for Tesla. Just saying, GM is garbage.
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I have to throw the "fake news" flag on that one
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I read today from a Very reliable source that Elon Musk and Tesla were bought out by GM for $10 billion dollars!

GM (actually Mary Barra, GM's CEO and Head Woman in charge) has stated that they are going to use the Tesla base car and put an LT4 in it.

I thought at first that it was an April Fool's joke but I guess that it's true. If it is a joke, then they certainly got me! I still can't believe it!

https://www.chevyhardcore.com/news/b...llion-dollars/

That's just ridiculous. The S's "engine" is an electric motor in the rear of the car. The car's chassis is not designed for an ICE V8 engine of any size.


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Right and not one major news outlet running the story.

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Yep! You Guys are right! I got got!


I took the bait and realized that the old saying is true: " It's better to stand there and look stupid than it is to open my mouth and prove them right!" I opened my mouth and prove them right!
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Right and not one major news outlet running the story.

I checked for any signs of this story at WSJ and at the BBC and some other major news sites and didn't see any coverage of the story, but decided to post anyhow and include some pics of the Tesla chassis/running gear.
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