Upfront cost of buying eco-cars 'risks putting drivers off from switching to ...

Upfront cost of buying eco-cars 'risks putting drivers off from switching to ...
Upfront cost of buying eco-cars 'risks putting drivers off from switching to ...
Motorists 'cannot afford to go electric': Upfront cost of buying eco-cars risks putting drivers off from switching to zero-emission vehicles, consumer group warns Around two in five people are open to switching to electric cars, Which? found But a third are put off by the initial costs, despite the cars being cheaper to run  The Government will ban the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles from 2030

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The high upfront cost of buying electric cars risks putting motorists off switching to zero-emission vehicles, Which? is warning.

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Around two in five people are open to switching to electric cars – but a third have been put off by the initial costs, found the consumer champion.

This is despite battery-powered vehicles being a lot cheaper to run and service, and the tax benefits for workers if they choose one as their company car.

The Government will ban the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles from 2030. 

But due to their upfront costs, Which? found electric cars are more expensive to own over a three-year period. 

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