Tesla CEO Elon Musk called Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos a copy cat on Friday after news broke of Amazon’s reported $1.2 billion acquisition of self-driving startup Zoox.
The tweet read “.@JeffBezos is a copy 🐈 haha” with a yellow cat icon instead of the word cat.
Amazon’s acquisition is a step forward into the autonomous-driving, an arena that Musk’s Tesla has been seeking to dominate.
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk made a jab at Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos on Twitter Friday just a day after The Financial Times reported the Seattle tech giant’s reported $1.2 billion acquisition of self-driving taxi firm Zoox.
In the tweet, Musk called Bezos a copy cat, but used a yellow cat icon instead of the word “cat.”
.@JeffBezos is a copy 🐈 haha https://t.co/plR7uupqBG
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) June 26, 2020
The comment comes as Amazon’s acquisition puts the company at a more leveled playing field with Tesla in the self-driving arena.
As Business Insider’s Mark Matousek reported in late May, Amazon’s interest in Zoox was piqued to help round out its package-delivery process.
Zoox’s vehicles are designed for ride-hailing, unlike Tesla’s, which are designed to go directly …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Technology