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Alternative Vehicles: The disconnect between Stated Interest & Actual Behavior

51%

Of potential car buyers said they would consider an all-electric vehicle for their next purchase...

dealership 0.5%

Yet electric vehicles represented only

0.5%

Factors influencing the gap between interest and actual purchases were...

of all light duty vehicles sold in 2016

$

Low gas prices

$

!

Battery replacement costs

Range anxiety

?

Lack of recharging infrastructure

This disconnect was even larger for younger buyers Those aged 18-34 were significantly more interested in electric vehicles than older drivers

60%

18-34 35-49 50+

50% 40% 30% 20% 10% 0%

Hybrid electric

81%

Flex fuel

All-electric

of consumers not interested in electric vehicles cited high vehicle costs as a reason.

Read the full report here: fuelsinstitute.org

Source: Consumers and Alternative Fuels 2017 | Base: 1,100 American adults

Consumers and Alternative Fuels 2017  

How customers feel versus their actions as it relates to vehicle technology.

Consumers and Alternative Fuels 2017  

How customers feel versus their actions as it relates to vehicle technology.