Elon Musk sent letter asking him to invest in Swindon

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The world's richest person has been invited to consider setting up a new manufacturing site in Swindon

Leader of the town's borough council David Renard has written to Elon Musk, owner of the Tesla car company, asking him to consider opening a factory there.

Mr Renard suggested the Honda factory site, set to close in July 2021.

Mr Musk also owns Space X which aims to deliver broadband internet around the world, using 42,000 satellites.

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