Originally Posted by LukasM
Better how? With the current solution you are relying on the (easy to fix) mechanical cables, if the electric motor fails it will simply not override the butterfly in some situations any more but will still run fine.
Same old new vs old technology arguments. You know, points and condenser vs electronic ignition, carbs vs EFI etc, etc. New tech always wins out and after a while none really remembers how much better the old tech was.