U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Vehicle Technologies Office
Fact #274: June 30, 2003
Americans Willing to Try Hydrogen-Fueled Vehicles
A poll sponsored by Millennium Cell, Inc. and U.S. Borax, Inc. shows that 85% of Americans said they are willing to try hydrogen-fueled vehicles; only 12% said they are not willing to try the vehicles.
Respondents were asked the question: "How willing would you be to try a new hydrogen based technology to fuel your automobile? Would you be extremely willing, very willing, somewhat willing, not very willing, or not at all willing?"
Note: Millennium Cell, Inc. and U.S. Borax, Inc. sponsored this nationally representative sample of 1,006 Americans age 18 or older interviewed April 17–20, 2003. Margin of error +/- 3%.
||Share of Respondents|
|Not very willing
|Not at all willing
|Don't have an automobile
Source: Hydrogen and Fuel Cells 2003 Conference and Trade Show, "Consumer Demand as a Driver for New Technology," presented by Stephen S. Tang, Millennium Cell, Inc.
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