EVs And An Appeal Beyond Emissions
Electric cars lack something most other vehicles have: an exhaust pipe. Nothing burned, no emissions, no tailpipe.
And while some electric car buyers are motivated by environmental concerns, those do not always top the list of reasons for buying.
That's one of the findings of research from the Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California-Davis. And within those findings: testimonials from people who just think electrics are sweet rides, with no consideration of emissions. Tom Turrentine directs the Plug-in Hybrid and Electrical Vehicle Research Center at Davis; he's our guest.