A survey of private consumer expectations done in the first week of December found that about 66% of Indians think that electric vehicles will be more popular than petrol and diesel vehicles by 2030.
The survey, which was conducted by ACKO and YouGov India, also revealed that the majority of Indian consumers, approximately 57%, want to invest in EVs because of their practical benefits, while 56% want to purchase an EV because it is environmentally friendly.
The majority of respondents, sixty percent, are of the opinion that India’s current public infrastructure is not equipped to support electric vehicles and that significant improvements are required. Also, 89% of the people who answered the survey think that India’s infrastructure will be ready for electric cars by 2030.

In recent years, experts and analysts have said that India’s low EV penetration is mostly due to the lack of infrastructure to support EVs.
“62% of intenders are concerned about rising fuel prices, while 57% are interested in the most recent technology.” 51 percent stated that EVs have lower operating costs compared to petrol and diesel vehicles. In fact, 48% of owners stated that EVs are more cost-effective per mile than conventional vehicles, as the statement conveyed.

Sand is the most practical method for extinguishing an electric vehicle fire, but 63% of survey respondents were unaware of this fact. “For instance, 66% believe that battery life is only between 2 and 5 years. Eight out of ten people correctly recognise that charging behaviour affects the battery life of electric vehicles.

The survey shows how important it is to teach people about EVs and all of their different parts. According to the Federation of Automobile Dealers of America (FADA), the total retail sales of electric vehicles (EVs), including passenger vehicles, increased nearly 185% year-over-year in October to 1,11,971 units. In October 2021, EV sales reached 39,329 units.

About 1,018 people between the ages of 28 and 40 from New Consumer Classification System (NCCS) A and B households who owned an electric vehicle or planned to buy one in the next twelve months were asked to fill out a survey.