September 10: 41% of consumers considering electric for their next car

Green consciousness is the top-ranked reason cited for buying an EV across all age groups.

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Source: EY
Published: July 2021

41% of consumers considering electric for their next car

An electric vehicle (EV) boom is beginning. 

Based on Consumer Index records across 13 major international markets, more than 40% of consumers are considering going electric for their next car. This is an 11% increase from last year.

For the first time, green consciousness and environmental concerns are also the top-ranked reason cited for buying an EV across all age groups.

Global preference of consumers planning to buy a car, 2021

Gasoline, petrol, diesel: 50%

BEV (battery electric vehicle), hybrid, plug-in: 41%

Hydrogen, fuel cell: 2%

Not sure / I need to understand more about the choices: 8%