Um... I was responding to your message talked about mild hybrids. BTW, so why did we not invent steam powered engine to assist horses but instead abandoned horses?A hybrid doesn't need a start-stop system, nor can it be disabled. It can run on EV while sitting in the drive-thru and can regen while in stop and go traffic, capturing much of the lost energy. The owner won't have to install an EVSE, find a fast-charger, and won't have range anxiety or any other concerns - they'll have a vehicle that gets better mpg with less emissions and can have it now for the same price. EVs are not quite there yet. Widespread hybrids are the bridge we need.
At this point in time, when we are close to ICE = EV price parity (projection before 2025), it is better to skip an interim tech like hybrids (great for last decade) which will continue to be used for over a decade. EVs get cleaner through time because the grid gets cleaner. Not the case for hybrids. A 2012 Nissan Leaf drives cleaner today. A 2012 Prius drives just as dirty today.