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Electric Vehicle Popularity Slows, Per JD Power

More Americans are reporting disinterest in buying an electric vehicle, according to a monthly JD Power EV report. "In March, 21% of new-vehicle shoppers said they were 'very unlikely' to consider an EV, up from 18.9% in February and 17.8% in January," per USA Today. "In contrast, the percentage of car shoppers who say they are 'very likely' to consider an EV was 26.9% in March, largely flat this year. Persistent worries about charging infrastructure and vehicle pricing [are] dampening enthusiasm, the report said. EV’s market share of all new-vehicle sales dropped to 7.3% in March, down from a record high of 8.5% in February but up from 2.6% in February 2020."

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