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Co-founder Bill Gates has questioned the viability of electric trucks. Tesla (TSLA)
CEO Elon Musk said this week that he thinks Gates has “no clue.” Kasturi reacted to a tweet on Saturday about how he felt about Gates’ announcement about electric vehicles.
Gates detailed his ideas on electric vehicles post in a blog post in Gust
, Explaining why he was skeptical about the possibility of EVs as long-distance vehicles. The reason: “Batteries are big and heavy.”
“Despite the great success in battery technology, electric vehicles will probably never be a practical solution to things like 18-wheelers, cargo ships and passenger jets,” Goethe wrote in a blog post. “Electricity works when you need to cover short distances, but for heavy, long distance vehicles we need a separate solution.”
The philanthropist advocated “cheap, alternative fuels” – especially biofuels – as a possible practical solution for commercial vehicles – but he credited legacy automakers GM and Ford and new carmakers Rivi શાrne and Boehner for their progress in building all-electric pick-up trucks. Gave.
Not mentioned in Telsa’s list.
Last year, Tesla Announced its new electric shop
, An expensive version of a cybertruck and truck, tri-motor all-wheel-drive. Tesla says production of the Cybertruck will begin in late 2021, with the production of the Tri-Motor AWD version in 2022.
Musk’s negative comment about Gates This is not the first time they have biffed
. In February, the CEO of the electric car company a To tweet
He found the conversation with him “underwhelming”. Gates mentioned in an interview that he bought an electric Porsche Tacon, not a Tesla.