Saw this ad on the telly the other night, be interesting to see if they pull it off in any sort of decent timescale.
Very true,It's probably necessary to go through this stage to develop the technology needed to do something of real worth.
But electric cars of this type, on a world scale, achieve next to nothing. The pollution still occurs. The fossil fuels are still consumed. The only advantage is that the pollution doesn't occur in our cities.