Two-thirds of Europeans owning two or more cars would consider getting rid of one if they could get around easily using ride-hailing apps and public transport, a survey conducted for Uber suggests.
A poll of 10,000 people in 10 European cities by ORB International indicates that car ownership in European capitals remains relatively high at 63% - although varies between 51% for Stockholm and 86% for Rome - and with 42% with two or more cars. But the majority of those polled, including the car-owners, say they are concerned about pollution and they would prefer to see fewer cars on the road. Over two-thirds would consider using ridehailing apps as an alternative to owning a car, a figure that rises to 80% for people who have used app-based services to book a car (just over a quarter of the total).
Of the households that own two or more cars, 63% would consider owning only one if they could more easily get around with a combination of car apps and public transport. The independent poll was highlighted by Uber at a time it has been facing legal action in a number of European cities, and its licence in London is under review.
TransportXtra is part of Landor LINKS
© 2018 TransportXtra | Landor LINKS Ltd | All Rights Reserved
Subscriptions, Magazines & Online Access Enquires
[Frequently Asked Questions]
Email: [email protected] | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7857
Shop & Accounts Enquires
Email: [email protected] | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7855
Advertising Sales & Recruitment Enquires
Email: [email protected] | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7861
Events & Conference Enquires
Email: [email protected] | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7865
Press Releases & Editorial Enquires
Email: [email protected] | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7875