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Electric Cars Are Here to Stay

A recent study by Harris Interactive indicates that 20% of Europeans are very or extremely likely to purchase a plug-in hybrid model for their next vehicle. Pictured in Th!nk Global Model A306 electric car manufactured in Norway.

Published: 24-Sep-2008

“The electric car is here to stay,” said Jan-Olaf Willums, CEO of electric car company TH!NK GLOBAL, in comments to the FT-WEC Energy Leaders Summit in London last week.

With growing urban populations around the globe, electric – or plug-in – cars are an increasingly viable option for local journeys.

Car manufacturers should take note, says Willums. If they don’t, they could be missing out on new customers.

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