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For all the hype, there are many unanswered questions about the viability of electric cars, given the current limitations of battery technology. In the near term, motorbikes like the Honda EV Cub might be more practical. Taking design cues from the Honda Cub, the best-selling motorcycle in history, the electric version features a two-wheel drive system (a motor for each wheel) that improves handling on difficult surfaces. It could hit dealerships by the end of 2010.