Range anxiety makes electric vehicles safer and reduces the accident incidence

This is one to watch for those eyeballing the emerging EV market as a niche opportunity, if only in that it suggests the accident incidence for drivers of Electric Vehicles is far lower than it is for drivers of normal combustion engine vehicles.

Clearly, those drivers will still be involved in accidents but, if this research is correct, the inference is that those fleeting up to supply the market may need to reduce the estimate of vehicles needed to satisfy the potential demand relative to the number of petrol or diesel vehicles for the same population of motorists.

The article appeared in the Sunday Times last week but has been picked up elsewhere. Here is the version from the Daily Telegraph.

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