US consumers wary of electric cars

US consumers are sceptical about electric cars, with concerns about value, limited driving range and the inconvenience of recharging.

A survey of 2,300 drivers in 21 cities found electric car buyers tended to be male, highly-educated and concerned about the environment and oil dependence.

Electric car owners were also likely to replace their vehicles after three years, which means they did not save any money compared to petrol cars.

Read more at University of Indiana