May 02, 2020 /// issue no. 123

Elon Musk must have had a chat with Joe Rogan yesterday, because he went on a Twitter tirade. First, he told the world he thought that Tesla’s stock price was too high. Later, he tweeted that he was selling all of his physical possessions and will not own a house. Musk made news a few year’s ago when he bought Gene Wilder/Willy Wonka’s house. He said a stipulation of the sale would be that it cannot be torn down or lose any of its soul.

Corona-crazy has also hit the youths.

The Winston-Salem Police Department is investigating after more than $1 million worth of cars were stolen from 18 car dealerships in the area since March 17. Two dealerships were targeted in Kernersville at that same time, detectives said.

Autoblog reports that a Snapchat challenge going around South Carolina challenged kids to take as many selfies in stolen cars as possible. The children involved were as young as 9 years old which is just baffling.

And finally from my home state of Georgia, Governor Kemp has proven his ability cause controversy once again. Compared to the rest of the world, American’s have laughably lax driver’s licensing standards. Governor Kemp has ruled that anyone with their learner’s permit for more than a year and a day can be granted their license without a road test. Car and Driver says this proves the driving test is a joke.

Coffee time,

daily automotive addiction.