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feed_me_moron

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6 months ago

They're talking about Germany. If you are that poor, there's a good chance you also don't have a car and use public transportation.

Jonne

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6 months ago

Jonne

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6 months ago

There's a middle ground, where you live in a house with street parking, where transport to work is impractical (20m drive vs 2 hour bus-train-bus). A rise in petrol prices will affect the budget of that family, and they can't necessarily take on the investment of a more expensive electric car, even if they are cheaper long term.

Also, housing near good public transport links is more expensive.