I'd like to see the numbers on this.cleaner, yes
more efficient? no
fuel to wheels is still more efficient than fuel to electric to battery to wheels
Be sure to include fuel extraction, refining and transportation costs and efficiency.
Of course, your statement is not correct for the nuclear and renewable power usage.
In Tin Man's area, these amount to 34%! Welcome to the present.
It's tough to beat sun to panel/wind generator to vehicle battery for efficiency.