I've been one of the designers for several electric motor controllers of various sizes as part of my job - and one of the key advantages of electric motors is the zero-thru-low RPM torque capabilities which allow for no clutch operation (why bother? Just make the old clutch pedal signal a cutout of the motor fields!).
Can't wait to hear the details!
50 years from now - how are we going to restore a "classic" microprocessor based modern car?? Alfas - 1980 Spider, 1987 Milano, 1976 Spider