UP TO a third of electric car owners in Japan say they will not buy another battery-powered vehicle again.

A study from business management consultancy McKinsey and Company released today says the low cost of power, government cash handouts and a glowing test drive of the vehicle “seduced” many electric car owners in Japan to buy the car.

However, the study shows that some owners were less well informed about electric cars when they made the decision to buy into the experience.

The study identifies higher than expected electricity bills and the difficulty in finding public recharging points as key reasons why the experience for some soon sours.

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One Third Of Japanese EV Owners Say Never Again - Could That Happen Here?

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