The founder of Tesla and SpaceX has revealed in the last few hours that he plans to open a futuristic drive-in restaurant with Tesla in downtown Hollywood, but this is not the big story.
Musk went on to say that would accept Dogecoin as a payment method in the new restaurant.
Elon Musk: “You can pay with DOGE.”
As usual, a simple tweet from the head of electric cars created sensational news. On Friday, the CEO of Tesla replied to a developer post Ryan Zohourygiving the unexpected news.
Tesla software engineerwith the incisiveness that distinguishes the beloved social bluebird, was announcing the success of Tesla’s new charging station in Santa Monica, Calif.when the Tesla boss responded on Twitter:
“And futuristic dinner/drive-in planned for the Hollywood area!”
“Of course, you can pay in Doge.
Dogecoin price does not fluctuate much
Tesla’s CEOhowever, did not clarify what exactly customers can pay with the cryptocurrency DOGE. Consequently, the interpretations are mixed: some assume that the charging stations of Tesla will accept Dogecoin, while others interpret Musk’s tweet as applying only to the upcoming restaurant and drive-in in the hollywood area. Although the news generated quite a stir, this time the price of DOGE was not particularly affected. At the time of Musk’s tweet, DOGE was trading at $0.1417and although the price rose slightly to $0.1450has since fallen to $0.140282.
Elon, a big supporter of DOGE
It is well known that Elon Musk is the number one supporter of the DOGE token and has been renamed Dogefather by the crypto community for a long time. The CEO of Tesla has been striving to increase the value of cryptocurrencies for some time now. In January, Tesla began accepting Dogecoin as a payment method for some products, but that’s not all. Musk he also tried to convince McDonald’s to accept DOGE.
However, the famous fast food chain responded as follows:
“Only if Tesla accepts grimacecoin.”
Elon may not have been able to convince McDonald’s to join the Doge familyBut one thing is for sure, DOGE it will remain one of your favorite cryptocurrencies for a long time.