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Hybrids to Replace Petrol-Only Cars in 10 Years

Lex Autolease survey finds nearly 80 percent of business drivers confident hybrid or electric vehicles (EVs) will become the most popular company car choice.

Published: 11-Dec-2010

Hybrids are set to sound the death knell for petrol-powered company cars, which could almost be obsolete within a decade, says a new survey.

Less than 5 percent of those surveyed believe that petrol cars, once the staple choice of business drivers, will outsell other fuel types in a decade's time.

In contrast, nearly 80 percent of business drivers are confident that hybrid or electric vehicles (EVs) will become the most popular company car choice.

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