According to new research from Nature Energy, not everybody who takes the leap and buys an electric car sticks with the decision. In fact, around one in five people—or 20 percent—switch back to gasoline-powered cars. Why? Well, it’s for a variety of reasons, as it turns out.
Those who were least likely to stick with electric vehicles were the ones who depended on them for their only means of transportation. Women also switched back to gas-powered vehicles at higher rates than men.
Adopters who were most likely to ditch EVs were generally younger and were less likely to live in a standalone house, making home charging an issue. This makes it very difficult to secure 240v fast charging where these people live, so they’re completely dependent on public charging stations.
Read the article at The Drive.