Opportunities to introduce electric vehicles
80% of respondents expressed willingness to buy an electric vehicle, as they consider it to be a solution that can help reduce air pollution. 73% think charging an electric vehicle costs less than using fossil fuels. The study shows that adoption of electric vehicles is feasible, thanks to the positive perceptions.
54% of Latin Americans expressed a positive opinion of autonomous vehicles, mainly regarding how these may help improve mobility and safety on the streets of Latin American cities. 58% believe autonomous vehicles would improve mobility in their cities, and 6 out of 10 believe trips in such vehicles would be much more comfortable. 70% believe accidents could be reduced with autonomous vehicles; 72% said accidents would also be less severe. Finally, 64% said they would be willing to acquire an autonomous vehicle if the cost was similar to that of a traditional vehicle.
These results show a positive acceptance level to the degree that such technologies may contribute positively to air quality, commuting times and road safety.