In moments of precedents selections when Romney and Obama is taking a shot each other and changing the opinion of American citizens about who is a winner and who looser (Romney says: “ Tesla electric vehicles – A Losser ”), Russian car users says :
“ Recharging cars battery infrastructure is necessary”
This conclude was made in accordance with subcommittee by strategic innovations in the car industry – chamber of commerce of Russian federation of car owners.
This chamber done an opinion poll in who participated 5.000 people.
Russian petrol price raising today is almost 40% higher than 2011 and this is the main motive for selling of electric cars. Also like a native is potency Russians care for the green world (30%).
Another popular reason is only the idea of living and driving with that image aspect , round 25%. Russian owners want to be the first people, who have these electric vehicles, they don’t consider the purchase of an electric car – over 9%.
Till the end of this year will be built (5-10) new electric charging stations in the capital town.
In 2011 when Mitsubishi sells first electric car in Russia, expects Russia to be a risk cars market, “It is a kind of an experiment, to see how the car will survive in cold conditions and test the impulses of interest from consumers “. They start to sell I-MiEV. This electric vehicle is sold in one configuration, for price of 1.800.000 Roubles.
Till now they sold more than 100 cars from October of the previous year. Mitsubishi Motors Corporation till the 2015 is planning to produce seven models of electric cars in the Russian market.