26 May '11, 10am

Get it Right "USA Today" - Americans Want Electric Cars: High Gas Prices May Make Many Get Fuel-Efficient Cars."...

Two days ago, a Gallup poll was released with the following headline: “In U.S., High Gas Prices May Make Many Get Fuel-Efficient Cars. " Less than 48 hours later, a USA Today article on the very same Gallup poll was published with the following headline: “Americans Say No to Electric Cars Despite Gas Prices .” Given that electric cars are, in fact, extremely fuel-efficient cars, what accounts for the USA Today headline? The problem started with a poorly worded Gallup poll question which ignores plug-in hybrid vehicles and defines electric cars as deficient, and was further exacerbated by USA Today’s negative interpretation of responses to that single question. The headline could just as easily read: “Nearly Half of Americans Would Buy a Limited Range Electric Car.” In fact, a large body of studies and forecasts demonstrate the simple truth that Americans are going to buy c...

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treehugger.com 26 May '11, 1pm

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