31 May '11, 8am

What will make you switch to a plug-in vehicle? The Green Piece: Tuesday 31 May, 2011. The Green Piece Column. E...

What will make you switch to a plug-in vehicle? The Green Piece: Tuesday 31 May, 2011. The Green Piece Column. E...

Tuesday 31 May, 2011. The Green Piece Column. Electric cars and plug-in hybrids are slowly seeping into society but it will still take a bold motorist to be among the early adopters of the technology. However, a global study by Accenture revealed that the majority of consumers would actually consider a plug-in electric vehicle as their next car purchase (see article ) – but unsurprisingly this commitment comes with more than its fair share of catches. Hedging bets According to the study “Plug-in electric vehicles: changing perceptions, hedging bets” , which surveyed 7,000 people in 13 different countries, 60 per cent of consumers are actually willing to purchase a plug-in electric vehicle as their next car with 68 per cent saying they are almost certain to do so within the next three years. Drivers in China showed particular enthusiasm for the vehicles, with 96 per cent sa...

Full article: http://www.thegreencarwebsite.co.uk/blog/index.php/2011/0...

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