High costs and range anxiety, the worry of a car battery running out of juice, are considered the biggest barriers to people embracing EVs. A study finds that car dealers are also to blame. The Nature Energy analysis shows that salespeople steer people away from EVs to get them behind the wheel of a traditional gasoline car. Because plug-in vehicle technology is still new, and people’s experience at a car dealership influences their decision, the dismissive attitude of dealers towards EVs poses a major obstacle to their sales and widespread adoption. Researchers from Aarhus University in Denmark and the University of Sussex in UK visited 82…

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