Copper Development Association Endorses Electric Cars

Copper Development Association Endorses Electric Cars

Published: 31-Dec-2010

NEW YORK — Putting together your holiday wish list? It won’t fit in your stocking, but consider an electric vehicle (EV) – the car that’s reinvigorating Americans’ romance with the road.

The Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt will be available for sale this month. And Americans are interested. A 2010 Consumer Reports survey of 1,713 adult car owners found that 39% of car shoppers are considering a hybrid or electric vehicle for their next new-car purchase. Overall, 63% of those surveyed said they expected to get a significant increase in fuel economy, regardless of the type of vehicle they buy. By comparison, only 14% of

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