Musk says Gates has no clue about electric trucks

Source: Bloomberg / Bloomberg

Elon Musk said Bill Gates “has no clue” about electric trucks, a “much-awaited” battery day after a week before replying to a Twitter follower.
Musk was answering a question about Gates’ “announcements” on electric trucks. In one In an August blog post, Microsoft Inc. co-founder gave his thoughts on the future of mobility, suggesting the world should use clean electricity to drive as many vehicles as possible, although he said that “this is probably the most practical solution ever.” Won’t Be “Heavy, long haul vehicles, cargo ships and passenger jets.

Tesla Has asked its semi truck model, which was First unveiled in 2017, first delivery is expected from 2021. Tesla is investing heavily in the model that boasts a range of 500 miles.

Gates believes that future long-haul trips will be more likely to be powered by alternative fuels such as biofuels and electrofuel, as batteries are larger and heavier for longer distances. He did not specifically mention electric trucks.

He added that “EVs excel in short-hall travel,” growth in the field has made great progress with competition and greater affordability. In the same post, he praised several companies that would soon start all-electric pickup trucks for consumers, such as “legacy companies like GM and Ford and new carmakers like Rivian and Bollinger,” preventing Tesla’s lack of nomenclature , Which is the creator of EVE Cybertruck’s pick.

According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Gates is the second richest person in the world, while Musk ranks fourth. The electric-vehicle manufacturer’s fortune has increased after Tesla’s shares rose more than four times this year.