Focusing on technical, policy and social/societal practices and innovations for electrified transport for personal, public and freight purposes, this book provides a state-of-the-art overview of developments in e-mobility in Europe and the West Coast of the USA. It serves as a learning base for further implementing and commercially developing this field for the benefit of society, the environment and public health, as well as for economic development and private industry. A fast-growing, interdisciplinary sector, electric mobility links engineering, infrastructure, environment, transport and sustainable development. But despite the relevance of the topic, few publications have ever attempted to document or promote the wide range of electric mobility initiatives and projects taking place today. Addressing this need, this publication consists of case studies, reports on technological developments and examples of successful infrastructure installation in cities, which document current initiatives and serve as an inspiration for others.Looking at the introduction of the Toyota Prius and the rapid acceleration a decade ago and the assumption that many of ... (2013) demonstrates that PEV growth from 1 year to the next in California (2011: less than 1%, 2012: 2.2%, 2013: 4.0%; see also Fig. ... charging can become quite expensive after initial support: preparation, site selection, procurement, construction/installment, and maintenance, butanbsp;...
|Title||:||E-Mobility in Europe|
|Author||:||Walter Leal Filho, Richard Kotter|
|Publisher||:||Springer - 2015-04-27|