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Published: 16/05/2013 15:12

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What makes people buy green cars? (Howest Ecommotive 2012)

Each day millions of cars pump tons of carbon dioxide into the air. The EU, the worldwide pioneer in combating climate change, sets strict emission limits


What makes people buy green cars? (Howest Ecommotive 2012)

The automotive industry is looking for solutions to make its ecological footprint smaller. But there's one big problem. People aren't buying green cars.

How do you make customer behavior more eco-friendly? That's the million dollar question.

The answer might be found at Howest University College in Kortrijk, Belgium. Here, 70 students from all over Europe are brought together by the Erasmus Intensive Program Ecommotive.

They have to come up with a complete communication plan and marketing strategy that opens consumers up to using green cars.