Hybrid Car is getting more popular in Germany
In Germany, according to the recent survey commissioned by Hannover-based tire producer Continental, 30.7 percent of the respondents said that next time they would certainly or most probably buy a hybrid car with both an electric motor and a combustion engine. This is a big just from last autumn when only 24.7 percent said they would consider buying a hybrid car.Â
Continental board member Karl-Thomas Neumann predicted that in the European market alone, sales of hybrid cars will increase by about 100,000 units annually in the coming three years.Â Â Currently the number of hybrid cars are sold worldwide annually is between 200,000 and 300,000 hybrid cars
Â He also said that the main factors influencing consumers' buying intentions is tax incentives and environmental considerations are the main factors influencing consumers' buying intentions. According to survey average consumers are willing to pay 2,300 euros (around 2,949 U.S. dollars) more for a hybrid car than a conventional car.