Gallery: Study Finds That Non-Whites Are Less Likely to Purchase a Low ...


A study by Green Lining in the State of California showed that low-emission vehicle owners are disproportionately white compared with the state’s demographic. The study found that 70% of hybrid vehicle owners are white while the state’s population is just 40% white. It also found that Latino, Asian and African American Californians are much less likely than Caucasians to own low-emissions vehicles.

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  1. caeman August 9, 2011 at 1:14 pm

    This should not be surprising to anyone except those people ignoring reality. I have been hounding this economic argument for years and people just look at me funny. EVs are TOO EXPENSIVE for the people that can truly benefit from them.

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