Elon Musk, chief executive of U.S. electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla Inc, defended his view that Singapore was not supportive of EV ownership after a commentary in the city-state’s biggest newspaper criticised the billionaire’s social media post.
“Singapore is a very prosperous city and yet has very few electric cars,” Musk tweeted on Saturday after The Straits Times published an open letter from its senior transport correspondent titled, “Please get off your high horse.”
The letter was in response to a Musk tweet a week earlier. In that tweet, Musk responded to a Tesla admirer in Singapore who said he had long dreamt of owning one of its vehicles, and who asked the executive to make them available in the city-state. Read More