I 100% agree with this opinion piece. As the driver of a Mercedes Benz C350e, I can also say that it is an amazing machine. Incredible. Fantastically smooth, quiet, fast and very, very clever. The only downside of course is the range. I absolutely love driving in full electric, for the limited miles I can, and when you are cruising along, and notice the engine isn't running. And without doubt, my next car will be full electric, for all the reasons above, and highlighted in this article.
Good timing actually as I saw a post on Linked In yesterday, extolling the virtues of hybrid, but using that as a reason to delay the sector move to full BEV. As usual though, posted by someone with a vested interest in the continuation of combustion engines!
Rest assured, the future of transport is electric, and maybe hydrogen/fuel cells, but not petrol/diesel.
I thus have no doubt that my next car is fully electric. They are more fun to drive, cheaper to run and better for the environment. And the goods news is that choice of electric vehicle will increase as there are lots of new models coming onto the market in the next years. As to the plug in hybrid it may be a bridging technology between the old world of combustion engines and electric powered cars but that bridge is going to be very short.