Completely, 100% correct, with the exception of the word "may be". Because the next step WILL be fuel cells.Hudson said:Gas-electric hybrids are a transition technology. The next big step may be fuel cells, which require electric running gear. The electric motor experience gained from producing gas-electric hybrids will help improve the first mass-market generation of fuel cell vehicles...when they arrive.
I don't recall any automaker stating that hybrid vehicles were anything other than a stepping stone to better technology.