11 Reasons People Don't Buy Electric Cars (and Why They're Wrong)

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An Electric Car Could Be Right for You

Although electric vehicles (EVs) have been getting more attention lately, and some believe they’re the way of the future, adoption is slow. There are still many people who just don’t believe EVs can replace gas cars. Even many automakers are not yet sold on the technology. Nonetheless, nearly every major brand has announced significant future electrification plans.

While there are obvious reasons that the general public is not buying into electric vehicles, several myths have clouded the segment for some time now. Though some may have been true in the past, much has changed since the first electric cars entered the market.

Currently, EVs only comprise about 1 percent of the automotive market in the U.S. This means that it will be years before adoption is widespread. However, with a multitude of automakers bringing electrified vehicles to market in the near future, the already-accelerating growth should become exponential.

Continue reading to learn why most of the arguments against EVs aren’t necessarily valid, and to see whether an electric car would be a good choice for you.

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