Electric cars becoming less popular

Electric car sales are slowing and more people don’t want one.

A survey by the comparison portal bonus.ch, as many as 74% don’t want an electric car – which is up 4% from the previous year.

While demand is higher year on year – there’s a definite flattening of the curve.

The survey suggests there are many factors – the abolition of tax exemption and subsidy cuts, higher electricity prices, limited charging points and ongoing concerns about range. 

But there’s also growing concern about the ecological impact of the batteries, such as the use of rare earth minerals.

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