THE acceleration of a Ferrari, the silence of a bicycle, the capacity of an SUV, safer than a Merc — I have seen the future, and driven it. You will be driving an electric car sooner than you think.
It will not be a "hybrid" that
combines the worst of all worlds mechanically, economically and environmentally. Nor a glorified golf cart impersonating a car that drives you slowly for short distances. It will be a super-fast, safe, clean, long-range computerised car. It will be maintenance-free because it has almost no moving parts. It will be a Tesla or a derivative.
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Leon Louw is the President of the Free Market Foundation.
Publish date: 08 July 2015
The views expressed in the article are the author’s and are not necessarily shared by the members of the Foundation.