Part of Ford's genius was paying his workers enough to buy his product.
Electric cars do have a larger footprint than gas but when they are powered by clean energy sources their total emissions are far far lower than even the best gas engines.
The dirtier than gas myth is based on electric cars using coal burning power - which is true - and is an reason not to build or use coal not a reason not to use electric cars.
It's difficult to take your word for it and quite frankly, this potential would have been widely advertised by the EV lobby had it been confirmed. Considering that coal fired power generation plants are being legislated out of existence, one would expect that this fact would be front and center.
That said, you're basically asking that folks believe your statement based solely on your individual belief
With a lower operating (fuel) cost and super low capital cost, the gubmint will collect far less in taxes
Tesla Wins In Missouri And Faces 5 More Big Fights | Fortune
Tesla wins the first of 6 lawsuits against it by car dealers who say Tesla selling cars directly online violates their constitutional right to middle man the product and mark it up.
It is an interesting test of American law and is by no means a slam dunk.