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A Quarter of Americans Say Their Next Car Will Be an EV

  • AAA study suggests sales of plug-in vehicles poised to grow
  • Consumers still concerned about cost, charging availability

A quarter of Americans surveyed say they will buy an electric vehicle as their next automobile as gasoline prices soar to record levels.

Millennials are the most eager to electrify their ride, with 30% saying they plan to buy an EV next, according to a national survey by the American Automobile Association. Of those looking to buy a plug-in vehicle, 77% said the interest was driven by a desire to save on fuel costs.