29 Apr '11, 9pm

$5 a gallon gas makes us crazy for green cars

$5 a gallon gas makes us crazy for green cars

With electric cars, let’s say they’re still looking. A new study by Deloitte says that 78 percent of the 1,000 American consumers it surveyed would consider buying an electric vehicle when gas reached $5 a gallon. Wow, that’s a lot. But these are the same people who are kicking the tires online, surfing the web in search of a green car they like. Auto practice leader Craig Giffi told me that there aren’t nearly as many people actually willing to buy right now. The “first movers”? Well, that’s only 12 percent of the total.

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/green-tech/transportation/blogs/5-a-ga...

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