Recently, Bill Gates, who retired at home (hereinafter referred to as Bill Gates), interviewed YouTube digital KOL marques Brownlee (mkbhd). In the interview, gates talked about his views on electric vehicles and the emission problems caused by human travel.
Is endurance a stumbling block to the mainstream of electric vehicles?
In the interview, Bill Gates said the Tesla electric car was absolute
For the long-distance transportation market, gates still thinks electric cars are out of the question. He added that electric cars are not really zero emissions because our grid is not free of fossil fuels.
Although electric vehicles can not achieve zero emission in the whole chain at present, the research of Bloomberg new energy economy still gives the conclusion that electric vehicles are cleaner. In particular, the carbon dioxide emission of electric vehicles is 40% lower than that of traditional fuel vehicles, even if the electric vehicles are charged with coal power.
Praising Tesla but buying a Porsche taycan?
In a brief interview, the Microsoft co-founder gave Tesla face and said that we have to work harder to clean the traffic better.However, the former richest man in the world may not understand, because he gave up his praise of Tesla to buy Porsche Taycan, you know that Taycan is the countdown to the EPA's list, so expensive
If only in terms of hardware, Tesla Model s can really fight with Porsche taycan. However, most people prefer the latter, because it is Porsche.
Of course, if you are Bill Gates, you don't care about the difference between taycan and model s. So why did the former world's richest man choose Porsche, which is making its debut in the electric car market.
In fact, Bill Gates is not the first to get into electric cars. As early as 2016, he was photographed driving a model x with the famous writer Neal Stephenson.
However, his love for Porsche made it difficult for him to change his mind completely. You know, it took him ten years to collect an extremely rare Porsche 959.
Bill Gates, of course, chose Taycan with other considerations. He stated:
It's not a company that can change the commuting and schooling problems of billions of people with electrification. Although Tesla has proved this concept, it needs the participation of other giants in the industry to truly popularize it.
That is to say, there must be not only Tesla, but also electric vehicles such as Porsche taycan and Sony vision S. after all, sometimes users want the most familiar.For Bill Gates,
After learning about it, Musk, who has always been hot, also took to Twitter to diss Bill Gates, said