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Rising prices at the pumps fuelling shift to electric vehicles

The Motor Ombudsman poll shows 48% of car owners concerned about owning a petrol or diesel model in the face of record fuel prices

Mark Moran
14 June 2022
Rising fuel prices are making EVs an attractive proposition

 

With prices at the pumps continuing to increase and reach record highs, nearly half (48%) of UK car owners are concerned about having a pure petrol or diesel-powered vehicle, therefore making a switch to a battery electric car for their next purchase more likely. This is a key finding of an online Opinion Matters poll commissioned by The Motor Ombudsman.

The cost of filling up an average family car with a 55-litre fuel tank recently hit £100 for the first time, whilst the price of petrol...

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