Analysis of space-time behaviour of electric vehicle potential user and commuter

ElBanhawy, Eiman (2014) Analysis of space-time behaviour of electric vehicle potential user and commuter. In: ITEC 2014 - IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo: Components, Systems, and Power Electronics - From Technology to Business and Public Policy, 15th - 18th June 2014, Detroit, USA.

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Abstract

We just have to accept the fact that transport sector is considered to be one of the major contributors to greenhouse gases emissions and it is soaring. The wide-scale adoption of privately owned low carbon emissions vehicles certainly would provide improvement. The Diffusion of electric vehicles (EVs) is on the forefront of the non-conventional powertrain technology developments. The acceptance of EV is a function of socioeconomic, technical and spatiotemporal factors which potential users and even existing commuters encounter. This article explores space-time analysis of EV potential adopters and early adopters. The social aspect of a selected EV system is the core concept of this piece of work. It discusses the quantification of EV system utilization and testing the level of awareness of an existing EV network. The article presents a methodological approach to planning authorities and policy makers to tackle the major issues of owning an EV hence better understanding of the EV population's supply and demand. The selected baseline study is the inner urban core of metropolitan area of Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Economics; Electric utilities; Greenhouse gases; Social aspects; Electric vehicles
Subjects: K900 Others in Architecture, Building and Planning
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Architecture and Built Environment
Depositing User: Paul Burns
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2014 16:05
Last Modified: 27 Apr 2017 12:42
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/18482

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