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Questions - Electric Cars - December 5-6, 2011

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National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted December 5-6, 2011
By Rasmussen Reports

1* How closely have you followed recent news stories about electric-powered cars?

2* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, or very unfavorable impression of Chevrolet?

3* How concerned are you about the safety of electric cars?

4* How likely is it that you will buy an electric car within the next decade?

5* Are you more likely to buy an electric car because it’s good for the environment or because of high gas prices?

6* Should the government provide tax credits to consumers who buy automobiles developed to run on alternative fuel sources?

7* The federal government currently provides a $7,500 tax credit to those who purchase an electric car. Some in Congress want to raise this to $10,000. Do you favor or oppose the government offering a $10,000 tax credit to encourage the purchase of electric cars?

8* There are currently less than 50,000 electric vehicles on the road in the United States.  How likely it is that there will be one million electric vehicles on America’s roads by 2015?

9* Twenty five years from now, how likely is it that electric and alternative-energy-fuelled vehicles will make up the majority of vehicles on the road in America?

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence