For many people looking to buy a new car, an electric option means extra considerations, like battery life or ability to charge and where.
Despite these potential roadblocks, a new survey by the Alberta Motor Association (AMA) finds the vast majority of people in the province who own an electric vehicle (EV) are happy with their purchase.
“It’s tough because this is something new but once you get in you know exactly what it is so after that you’ll think, ‘Oh my god this is easy!” said Tesla owner Amit Bhgat.
“Buy an electric vehicle, 110 per cent.”
He’s not alone. The survey found 96 per cent of respondents would buy another electric and 95 per cent of those said they liked electric better than gas or hybrid vehicles.
“The experience that people have here in Alberta, in this climate, on these roads in this weather, has been overwhelmingly positive,” said Dominic Schamuhn with AMA.
“And so after owning an EV and driving it in an Alberta winter or two …