Poll Results: When could you see yourself buying an electric car?

Last week, we asked readers: "When could you see yourself buying an electric car?" A total of 1,514 readers responded to give their thoughts on this question.

The vast majority stated that they would never buy an electric vehicle with 72.59 percent (1,099 readers) of the vote. In a distant second place, 17.11 percent (259 readers) voted that it would be "beyond 7 years" before they bought one.

Remaining votes were split between 5.61 percent (85 readers) saying they would buy an electric car "in 4 to 6 years," and 3.57 percent (54 readers) saying they would buy in "the next 1 to 3 years." Finally, just 1.12 percent (17 readers) responded that currently own an electric car.

Discussions surrounding electric cars becoming more widely available have increased following last month's gas shortage on the east coast and rising gas prices in general.

The Biden administration plans to grow the manufacturing rate of electric vehicles as part of the American Jobs Plan. The lack of charging stations and the prices of the vehicles will warrant a huge amount of spending for this project. It will be interesting to see what steps are taken to make electric cars more accessible and if President Biden's actions will have an effect.

Disclaimer: These polls are to measure the opinions of our readers, and the results reflect the views of those who choose to respond. These polls are opinion-based and not proven, nor based on scientific methods of sampling, data collection, and analysis. We encourage all readers to be informed and educated based on scientific methods of data collections.

When could you see yourself buying an electric car?

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