20 Sep '13, 10am

Reliability and fuel economy more important than a car’s price tag #greenenergy

Reliability and fuel economy more important than a car’s price tag #greenenergy

A vehicle’s dependability and fuel return are more important than how much it costs to buy, according to a recent study. A survey of 2,776 car buyers from 70 countries found that seven in ten would be prepared to pay more upfront for a hybrid or electric car if it was more sustainable than a straight petrol or diesel powered car. Petra Malenicka, Vice President Ad Sales Western Europe for CNN International Commercial, which published the survey, believes car makers will have to continue developing greener vehicles to satisfy a intensifying global demand for hybrids and EVs. She said: “Consumers are more keenly aware of the benefits of hybrid and electric vehicles on the environment and their budgets than ever before; and there’s a growing and genuine appetite for this type of alternative. “It’s an important paradigm shift that will be pertinent for car brands looking to ma...

Full article: http://www.thegreencarwebsite.co.uk/blog/index.php/2013/0...

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