30 Dec '11, 11am

Report: Americans are interested in electric cars: Consumers in the US have been notably slow to warm to the ide...

Consumers in the US have been notably slow to warm to the idea of electric cars such is the preference for SUVs and large trucks, stateside. However, a new report suggests there is serious interest in electric vehicles – although price remains a significant barrier. Pike Research conducted a survey of 1,051 US consumers this autumn and found that based on Americans ’ driving and commuting patterns, plug-in electric vehicles will be a strong fit for a large number of consumers. There is said to be strong fundamental interest in plug-in electric vehicles, with 40 per cent of those surveyed saying they would be “extremely” or “very” interested in a plug-in hybrid or all-electric vehicle with a range of 40-100miles and an electricity cost equivalent to $0.75 per gallon. However, price sensitivity is a significant barrier with consumers looking to pay prices considerably below ...

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