The future may well be electric, but it is not going to come be the way we may imagine it to be.
We are busy designing and building a future where Lithium Ion batteries will dominate almost everything. The truth of the matter is that, the chart above tells a different story. There is limited amount of Lithium and Cobalt on the planet. We will hit a wall in terms of supply sooner than later.
This dream will fall apart like a pack of cards. We need an alternate technology.