Half of young people in the UK would like to own an electric car – compared with just a quarter of their parents, a survey suggests.
The research comes from motoring group the AA, which says myths about electric vehicles are putting off many drivers.
This matters because cleaning up air pollution and tackling climate change both depend on mass acceptance of electric vehicles (EVs).
Young people seem to be more accepting of the technology than older people.
But too many still hold needless fears, the AA says.
It comes as the government has announced a target for 50% of all new vehicle sales to be in the ultra-low emissions category by 2030.
The opinions were revealed in an AA/Populus poll of 10,293 drivers.
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