Microsoft founder Bill Gates recently came to an interview with YouTube blogger Marquez Brownley, where, among other things, they discussed electric cars. It’s about Tesla cars. Bill Gates recognized the merits of this manufacturer, but admitted that he himself preferred to purchase an electric Porsche Taycan. Elon Musk was not enthusiastic about such a decision.
“ Passenger cars are actually one of the most encouraging sectors of the economy when it comes to the changes needed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and combat climate change, ” Gates said.
He emphasized that if he had to name a company that is actively moving this market, he would name Tesla. True, Bill himself prefers to ride an electric Porsche Taycan.
“ I have to say … this is a premium car.” She is very, very cool. This is my first electric car, and I really like it, ”Gates explained. He is confident that in the next 10 years, prices for electric cars and cars with an internal combustion engine, which position themselves in the premium segment, will be equal. Now in Russia Porsche Taycan is sold for an amount equivalent to $ 167,000.
However, Elon Musk was not delighted with the statements of Gates and his choice of a car, which I did not forget to mention on Twitter.