Alternative Vehicles: The disconnect between Stated Interest & Actual Behavior
Of potential car buyers said they would consider an all-electric vehicle for their next purchase...
Yet electric vehicles represented only
Factors influencing the gap between interest and actual purchases were...
of all light duty vehicles sold in 2016
Low gas prices
Battery replacement costs
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
18-34 35-49 50+
50% 40% 30% 20% 10% 0%
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
How customers feel versus their actions as it relates to vehicle technology.