Price, access to charging, range the barriers to electric vehicle purchases – survey

Wednesday 26th April 2017 |
 

A YouGov survey carried out on behalf of the NFDA has asked more than 2,000 respondents for the main barrier preventing them from buying an electric vehicle. The NFDA concentrated its research on the 1,419 who owned at least one car. 29 per cent said the price of the vehicle represented the main barrier, while nearly one in four (24 per cent) said that access to charging points – both at home (12 per cent) and during journeys (12 per cent) – was their main concern. 22 per cent added that the battery range of vehicles was the primary reason preventing them from purchasing an electric car.

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