Discouraging factors in purchase of electric vehicles United Kingdom (UK) 2014

This statistic shows the share of respondents who reacted negatively to factors related to purchasing an electric vehicle in the United Kingdom (UK) in November 2014. The most common factor seen as a negative influence on such a decision was, for 42% of respondents, there not being enough charging points.

Factors seen as discouraging when deciding whether to purchase an electric vehicle in the United Kingdom (UK) as of November 2014

Share of respondents
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Release date

March 2015


United Kingdom

Survey time period

November 2014

Number of respondents


Age group

18-64 years

Supplementary notes

* Respondents consisted of those who owned a car (56%) or intended to purchase a car (44%).

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