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Most Americans still don’t want an electric car — and many EV buyers end up going back to gas - Insider

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  • Most Americans don’t intend to buy an electric car in the near future, according to a new study. 
  • People who do spring for an EV often buy a gas car as their next purchase, per another study. 
  • Still, EV sales are climbing fast and are on track to surpass 1 million units in the US this year.

Of that majority, 36% said they were “not at all likely” to go electric, while 21% said they were “not too likely.” Thirty-one percent of those surveyed said they were likely to buy an EV.

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Despite the headwinds, EVs continue to take off. US EV sales have increased for 13 straight quarters, according to Cox Automotive. And the US is on pace to notch its first year with more than 1 million EVs sold.

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