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BBC News America Elon Musk’s swipe at Porsche-buying Bill Gates

Image copyright Marques Brownlee Image caption Bill Gates was in conversation with YouTuber Marques Brownlee Elon Musk has lashed out on Twitter after billionaire Bill Gates praised Tesla in an interview – but admitted he had chosen a Porsche as his first electric car.Mr Musk later described his own conversations with the Microsoft founder as…

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Bill Gates was in conversation with YouTuber Marques Brownlee

Elon Musk has lashed out on Twitter after billionaire Bill Gates praised Tesla in an interview – but admitted he had chosen a Porsche as his first electric car.Mr Musk later described his own conversations with the Microsoft founder as “underwhelming”, in a tweet. He was replying to a Tesla fan who expressed surprise at Mr Gates’s choice of car because, they said, he was “really smart”.Many of the replies supported Mr Gates.”He’s only saving millions of lives around the world…” wrote one.”You want to be underwhelmed… call Tesla customer service,” wrote another.

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Bill Gates’s choice – the Porsche Taycan

In the YouTube interview with Marques Brownlee, which has had more than two million views, Mr Gates expressed concern that the mileage between charges, the length of charging ti
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