News Digest Item
04 Jan 2017

“Consumers think about e-cars, but are reluctant to buy”

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung / McKinsey

Almost half of car buyers in Germany – 44 percent - think about purchasing an electric vehicle, according to a survey by business consultancy McKinsey. But only three percent decided to buy such a vehicle. A quarter of those polled said the price of an e-car was too high. Almost a quarter said the cars’ range was too small, and a fifth said there were not enough charging stations, according to a report by Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung on the survey.

Find the McKinsey survey in English here.

Find more background in the CLEW dossier The Energiewende and German carmakers.

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