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Globe reader’s car buying and driving habits

To gain a deeper understanding of Globe readers’ car buying and driving habits we reached out to our Globe Insiders panel. The survey targeted past purchasers and intenders to learn more about their behaviours, needs, and wants when shopping for a vehicle.

The survey found that Globe readers rely heavily on their cars for various activities, using their vehicles 95% for shopping/errands, 83% for visiting family/friends, and 74% for transportation to/from leisure activities. They are also considering electric vehicles for their next car, with 48% of the surveyed considering an EV or plug-in HEV, although driving range and lack of charging infrastructure are still top concerns for buyers.

To learn more about the automotive purchases of those surveyed, download our category pulse on automotive. 

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The Globe Insiders is an exclusive community of readers and subscribers to The Globe and Mail’s print and digital platforms.

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