The City interviewed many residents to better understand what they want from electric vehicles. Three vignettes, based on composites of those interviews, describe some of the reasons New Yorkers want to make their next car electric:
|Lisa and Mark|
They are pragmatic but think electric cars may payoff, both in terms of the environment and cost of ownership.
He is much more interested in electric cars now that he sees that they can be fun and flashy.
She doesn’t consider herself an early adopter, but she is very green and the track record of hybrids reassures her that electrics will be similarly reliable.