19% Say Today’s Electric Cars Are Practical For Most Drivers
Americans aren’t yet sold on the power, affordability and safety of electric cars compared to their gas-powered counterparts.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey shows that just 19% of American Adults believe electric cars today are practical for most drivers. Sixty percent (60%) disagree and think electric cars are not practical for most drivers. Twenty-two percent (22%) are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on February 21-22, 2013 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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