Is Tesla Preparing to Accept Tokens Other Than Bitcoin?

Rumors are circulating that Tesla is considering accepting cryptocurrencies other than Bitcoin, due to statements by CEO Elon Musk and changes to wording on the firm’s website.
Tesla Changes Poilcy Wording
Tesla announced yesterday that customers can purchase the company’s electric vehicles with Bitcoin, a feature that has been underway since the firm made a crypto investment last month.
The company attracted further attention when it changed the wording on its Bitcoin policy earlier today. Initially, Tesla’s policy stated: “Bitcoin is the only digital asset that we accept… at this time. You may not make purchases with us using any other digital asset, including Bitcoin fork products, such as Bitcoin Cash and Bitcoin SV.”
That section now simply reads: “Bitcoin is the only cryptocurrency Tesla accepts” and “We will not receive the transaction and it will likely result in a loss of funds for you.”
While some see this change as a reaffirmation that Tesla is not interested in other cryptocurrencies, others see the fact that Bitcoin Cash and Bitcoin SV are no longer explicitly excluded as a sign that Tesla is relatively open to those cryptocurrencies.
Elon Musk Acknowledges BCH
Without any formal statement from Tesla, it is hard to say what it plans to do next. However, Musk incidentally commented on Bitcoin Cash at about the same time the policy was reworded.
The comment was prompted by an exchange with MEGA founder Kitcom Dotcom, who noted that Bitcoin Cash has lower average fees than Bitcoin. …
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