Bashing the automotive companies has become a popular pastime of late. It seems that the worlds wealthiest geek has not been immune to this. I don’t know if the following is true, but I do know it is entertaining. Read on and enjoy it for what it is.
At a recent computer expo (COMDEX), Bill Gates reportedly compared the computer industry with the auto industry and stated: “If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would be driving twenty-five dollar cars that got 1000 miles to the gallon.”
In response to Bill’s comments, GM issued a press release stating (by Mr. Welch himself):