The “Evil” Plan Has Succeeded: the Younger Generation Wants Electric Cars

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A new study reveals that kids aged 14 to 17 want an electric car as their first vehicle.

Kids these days, I tell ya.

Vlad Mitrache via Autoevolution:

The internal combustion engine (ICE) is apparently living its last decades, as more and more signs seem to point toward its ultimate demise. Yesterday, Toyota announced that it would cut its CO2 emissions by 90% by 2050, which means giving up on cars using ICEs other than as range extending generators for the electric motors on just some of their models.

Today, a study conducted in the UK shows that no less than eight in ten (81%) 14-year-olds intend to buy an EV when the time to own a car comes. That percentage decreases as the age of the respondents grows, but it remains over 50 percent.

The study was conducted by Censuswide on behalf of Go Ultra Low, a campaign aimed at encouraging people to consider the acquisition of ultra-low emission vehicles. It targets both the private individual users and the fleet managers.

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