Hybrid Cars 'Too Costly'

Research by Energy Savings Trust shows that just 12% of drivers would change from a conventional car to a hybrid without some form of incentive...

Published: 18-Oct-2004

FOUR out of five drivers would buy a 'greener' car if it was worth their while but many find the cost of new hybrid vehicles prohibitive, new research reveals.

Although 80% of motorists know that a hybrid car could be better for the environment, people aren’t prepared to make the financial sacrifice necessary to buy one of them.

Research from the Energy Savings Trust, a policy analysis group that promotes sustainable use of energy, shows that just 12% of drivers would change from a conventional car to a hybrid without some form of incentive.

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