Why aren't black people driving electric cars? Charing Ball8/08/11 12:00pm3371EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkHere is something you will not hear come out of a black person's mouth: "That 2012 Toyota Prius? I need that." I hate to generalize but think about it, when was the last time you heard any one of your black friends hype up a Prius, a Nissan Leaf or any other environmentally-safe automobile? You haven't.