I would be now...
At a recent appearance before the California Air Resources Board
(CARBâ€”familiar, I'm sure, to anyone who's seen Who Killed the Electric Car
), Tesla Motors
CEO Martin Eberhard delivered a deliciously sarcastic three minute statement about California's Zero Emissions Vehicle Mandate
, fuel cells, and electric cars. A quick excerpt:
However, we are actually delighted by the way this bias [towards hydrogen fuel cell vehicles] finds implementation in the ZEV mandate. For the results of this mandate is that all of our potential EV competitors â€“ all the big car companies â€“ remain mired in non-productive, deeply-expensive fuel cell programs, keeping them out of the EV marketplace, and indeed out of the serious ZEV marketplace entirely.
The full text is available on the Tesla Motors blog
. Politics, in my opinion, is in dire need of more sarcasm.