Electric Vehicle Adoption: The Nexus of Knowledge, Perceived Usefulness, and Ease of Use

Authors

  • Sajjad Hussain PhD Scholar, Faculty of Management Sciences, International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • Imran M. Qureshi Assistant Professor, Faculty of Management Sciences, International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.55737/qjssh.591349398

Keywords:

Intention to Buy EVs, Knowledge about EVs, Perceived Ease of use, Perceived Usefulness

Abstract

The current study explores the relationships between individuals’ level of knowledge about EVs, perceived usefulness, perceived ease of use and intention to buy EVs. The study utilized data collected from 277 participants selected using a purposive sampling technique. Results of the study show that knowledge about EVs positively impacts perceived usefulness and perceived ease of use. This can positively affect people’s intention to adopt EVs as an eco-friendly means of transportation. The study also suggests the need to design awareness programs to improve the opinion and experience of users with EVs. The study suggests the use of experimental designs and longitudinal research to further explore the causality across different cultures using a more diverse data set. In this way, the study provides insights into the consumer’s decision-making process regarding EVs and thus helps contribute to the establishment of an eco-friendly transportation system.

Author Biography

  • Sajjad Hussain, PhD Scholar, Faculty of Management Sciences, International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan.

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2024-06-30

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Hussain, S., & Qureshi, I. M. (2024). Electric Vehicle Adoption: The Nexus of Knowledge, Perceived Usefulness, and Ease of Use. Qlantic Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 5(2), 154-161. https://doi.org/10.55737/qjssh.591349398

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