Electric Car Drivers [Abstract]

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First chapter with demographics of the answers provided by 1500 drivers owners of electric vehicle type passenger car, located throughout the Spanish territory, in January and February 2021. Also an annex with the entire questionnaire without answers and historical with the results of the 2018 and 2019 editions.

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The third edition of the National Survey of Electric Car Drivers in Spain, which reveals the profile, experiences, uses and opinions of electric vehicle (EV) drivers in the passenger car category. It has counted with the participation of 1500 owners, being this the largest and most representative sample in Spain.

  1. Introduction
  2. Methodology and Sampling
    2.1. Interaction with the survey
    2.2. Basic characteristics of the sample
  3. EV purchase and usage experience
    3.1. Reasons for purchasing EVs
    3.2. EV purchase experience and information channels
    3.3. Car brands and general usage experiences
  4. The EV charging experience
    4.1. Recharging habits in the territory
    4.2. Recharging power and charging tariffs
    4.3. Recharging providers and networks
  5. EV culture
    5.1. The pros and cons of electric driving
    5.2. Expectations and values of the EV driver
  6. Conclusions
    6.1. Upward trends
    6.2. Downward trends
  7. Annex
  • Your age?
  • Your sex?
  • Your level of education?
  • Your zip code?
  • What make is your car?
  • How did you acquire the vehicle?

New / Second hand / Leasing / Other

  • How long have you been using an electric vehicle?

0 < 1 years / 1 < 2 years / 2 < 5 years / + 5 years

  • What type of EV route do you drive daily during the week?

Urban route / Intercity route / Interprovincial route

  • Which of these incentives do you usually benefit or have you benefited from having an EV?

I didn’t know any incentive / Free toll / Free parking / Free charging / Free or reduced registration tax / Free or reduced circulation tax / Subsidized purchase / Reduced VAT / BUS or VAO lane / Lower maintenance costs / Lower CO2 emissions

  • How did you inform yourself to decide to buy an EV? (score from 1 to 5)

Advertising / Internet / Dealer / Experienced acquaintance / Press / Events / Fairs / YouTube / Whatsapp or Telegram / Social Networks

  • What is the reason you bought an EV? (rate from 1 to 5)

For its better driving experience / For the incentives or subsidy in the purchase / For being useful or necessary for my job / To contribute to a more sustainable mobility / For the technological components / For its design / For its profitability / efficiency in the medium term / For another reason

  • Where and how often do you recharge your EV? (variables: daily / 3-5 times a week / 1-2 times a week / 1-2 times a month / Very occasionally / Never / I don’t have a recharge point at home).

At home / At work / Service stations / At public charging points / Supermarkets and stores / Car parks / Car dealerships

  • How would you rate your usual charging points? (variables: Good / So-so / Bad / Don’t know / Don’t know)

Fast recharging points: location and availability / Fast recharging points: ease of use and price / Slow recharging points – location and availability / Slow recharging points – ease of use and price

  • Have you ever cancelled any trips with your EV due to any of the following problems? (variables: Never / Once / A couple of times a year / Monthly / Often)

Due to technical failure of the vehicle / You forgot to recharge / Low autonomy / Insufficient recharging points

  • Have you ever interrupted a trip with your EV due to any of the following problems? (variables: Never / Once / A couple of times a year / Monthly / Often)

Failure in the range calculation / Heating or air conditioning used too much energy / Forgot to take the access cards to the charging points / Forgot to check the battery status / Technical failure of the charging points / Technical failure of the vehicle / Problems with the payment system or access to the charging points

  • How do you rate the charging point networks? (score from 1 to 5)

Cepsa – Ionity / Endesa – Enel X / Ibil – Repsol / EDP / Iberdrola / GIC / Tesla / Cargacoches / Easy Charger / Fenie Energía / Honest Charging / Wenea / EMT Madrid / Ximelib (Balearic Islands) / Live – Smou (Barcelona)

  • Which measure or element do you find most attractive to promote electric mobility?

More variety of vehicle models / More autonomy in batteries / VAT suppressed for electric vehicles / Aid for the purchase of vehicles / Aid for the installation of recharging points / Restrictions on polluting vehicles / More recharging points / Better integration of recharging points.

  • How have your habits and opinions changed with an electric car?

I drive more / I drive less / I use more public transport / I use less public transport / I am more aware of my energy consumption / I am more in favor of renewable energies / I park better / I always look for a recharging point / I always think about the autonomy / My stress level when driving has been reduced / I start to hate logistics companies that occupy free recharging spots

  • What do you think are the pros or cons of EVs (value ranges: Big disadvantage / Small disadvantage / Neither advantage nor disadvantage / Small advantage / Big advantage)?

Battery range / Level of EV information / Available charging points / Available EV models / Driving experience / Car safety / Acceleration / Design and image / Environmental features of the car / Recharging at home / Recharging time / Charging cable handling / Purchase price / Operating costs (maintenance, recharging, etc.)

+ Report Chapters
  1. Introduction
  2. Methodology and Sampling
    2.1. Interaction with the survey
    2.2. Basic characteristics of the sample
  3. EV purchase and usage experience
    3.1. Reasons for purchasing EVs
    3.2. EV purchase experience and information channels
    3.3. Car brands and general usage experiences
  4. The EV charging experience
    4.1. Recharging habits in the territory
    4.2. Recharging power and charging tariffs
    4.3. Recharging providers and networks
  5. EV culture
    5.1. The pros and cons of electric driving
    5.2. Expectations and values of the EV driver
  6. Conclusions
    6.1. Upward trends
    6.2. Downward trends
  7. Annex
+ Questionnaire Questions
  • Your age?
  • Your sex?
  • Your level of education?
  • Your zip code?
  • What make is your car?
  • How did you acquire the vehicle?

New / Second hand / Leasing / Other

  • How long have you been using an electric vehicle?

0 < 1 years / 1 < 2 years / 2 < 5 years / + 5 years

  • What type of EV route do you drive daily during the week?

Urban route / Intercity route / Interprovincial route

  • Which of these incentives do you usually benefit or have you benefited from having an EV?

I didn’t know any incentive / Free toll / Free parking / Free charging / Free or reduced registration tax / Free or reduced circulation tax / Subsidized purchase / Reduced VAT / BUS or VAO lane / Lower maintenance costs / Lower CO2 emissions

  • How did you inform yourself to decide to buy an EV? (score from 1 to 5)

Advertising / Internet / Dealer / Experienced acquaintance / Press / Events / Fairs / YouTube / Whatsapp or Telegram / Social Networks

  • What is the reason you bought an EV? (rate from 1 to 5)

For its better driving experience / For the incentives or subsidy in the purchase / For being useful or necessary for my job / To contribute to a more sustainable mobility / For the technological components / For its design / For its profitability / efficiency in the medium term / For another reason

  • Where and how often do you recharge your EV? (variables: daily / 3-5 times a week / 1-2 times a week / 1-2 times a month / Very occasionally / Never / I don’t have a recharge point at home).

At home / At work / Service stations / At public charging points / Supermarkets and stores / Car parks / Car dealerships

  • How would you rate your usual charging points? (variables: Good / So-so / Bad / Don’t know / Don’t know)

Fast recharging points: location and availability / Fast recharging points: ease of use and price / Slow recharging points – location and availability / Slow recharging points – ease of use and price

  • Have you ever cancelled any trips with your EV due to any of the following problems? (variables: Never / Once / A couple of times a year / Monthly / Often)

Due to technical failure of the vehicle / You forgot to recharge / Low autonomy / Insufficient recharging points

  • Have you ever interrupted a trip with your EV due to any of the following problems? (variables: Never / Once / A couple of times a year / Monthly / Often)

Failure in the range calculation / Heating or air conditioning used too much energy / Forgot to take the access cards to the charging points / Forgot to check the battery status / Technical failure of the charging points / Technical failure of the vehicle / Problems with the payment system or access to the charging points

  • How do you rate the charging point networks? (score from 1 to 5)

Cepsa – Ionity / Endesa – Enel X / Ibil – Repsol / EDP / Iberdrola / GIC / Tesla / Cargacoches / Easy Charger / Fenie Energía / Honest Charging / Wenea / EMT Madrid / Ximelib (Balearic Islands) / Live – Smou (Barcelona)

  • Which measure or element do you find most attractive to promote electric mobility?

More variety of vehicle models / More autonomy in batteries / VAT suppressed for electric vehicles / Aid for the purchase of vehicles / Aid for the installation of recharging points / Restrictions on polluting vehicles / More recharging points / Better integration of recharging points.

  • How have your habits and opinions changed with an electric car?

I drive more / I drive less / I use more public transport / I use less public transport / I am more aware of my energy consumption / I am more in favor of renewable energies / I park better / I always look for a recharging point / I always think about the autonomy / My stress level when driving has been reduced / I start to hate logistics companies that occupy free recharging spots

  • What do you think are the pros or cons of EVs (value ranges: Big disadvantage / Small disadvantage / Neither advantage nor disadvantage / Small advantage / Big advantage)?

Battery range / Level of EV information / Available charging points / Available EV models / Driving experience / Car safety / Acceleration / Design and image / Environmental features of the car / Recharging at home / Recharging time / Charging cable handling / Purchase price / Operating costs (maintenance, recharging, etc.)