To answer this question, we need to take a step back and understand the main challenges that transportation has to address. Firstly, whether or not you believe in global warming, it is a fact that our carbon emissions worldwide have increased to levels that are not sustainable, and will damage our environment to a point of no return. We HAVE to make electric cars a reality as soon as possible.
We have to make electric cars a reality as soon as possible
Secondly, it is now proven that pollution in cities (where more and more people live) is directly linked to the increase of cancer and other lung diseases. It is critical that we move the pollution from tailpipes away from cities to the power plants where electricity is generated.