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Framework Conditions and Potential Measures for Small Electric Vehicles on a Municipal Level

Ewert, Amelie and Brost, Mascha and Schmid, Stephan (2020) Framework Conditions and Potential Measures for Small Electric Vehicles on a Municipal Level. World Electric Vehicle Journal, 11 (1). Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI). doi: 10.3390/wevj11010001. ISSN 2032-6653.

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Official URL: https://www.mdpi.com/2032-6653/11/1/7

Abstract

Responding to pressing problems arising from growing urban populations and mass motorization, municipalities need to take action. The resulting conditions include congested cities, poor air quality and quality of life. Providing contextual conditions and thereby increasing the amount of small electric vehicles could help reduce land use and improve air quality. Based on outcomes of expert interviews and an online survey, the status-quo of antecedences and barriers as well as potential measures for the implementation of small electric vehicles on a municipal level is outlined. To get an international and comprehensive view, experts from the USA, Asia and Europe participated. Results show that there are several obstacles that have to be overcome on local, national and international levels. For local policymakers especially, there is an array of measures available. The combination of push and pull measures is one key element. In this way, infrastructural changes, financial incentives, strategic implementations and soft measures to raise awareness could help the process of a market take-off immensely.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/133276/
Document Type:Article
Title:Framework Conditions and Potential Measures for Small Electric Vehicles on a Municipal Level
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthor's ORCID iD
Ewert, AmelieAmelie.Ewert (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-7238-1805
Brost, MaschaMascha.Brost (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Schmid, StephanStephan.Schmid (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-3081-8749
Date:2020
Journal or Publication Title:World Electric Vehicle Journal
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:Yes
In SCOPUS:Yes
In ISI Web of Science:No
Volume:11
DOI :10.3390/wevj11010001
Publisher:Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
Series Name:A World of E MOTION—Selected Papers from the 32nd International Electric Vehicles Symposium and Exhibition (Lyon, France)
ISSN:2032-6653
Status:Published
Keywords:small electric vehicles (SEVs); light vehicle; mobility concepts; policy; market development; mixed method
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Transport
HGF - Program Themes:other
DLR - Research area:Transport
DLR - Program:V - no assignment
DLR - Research theme (Project):V - no assignment
Location: Stuttgart
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Vehicle Concepts > Fahrzeugsysteme und Technologiebewertung
Deposited By: Ewert, Amelie
Deposited On:16 Jan 2020 12:56
Last Modified:29 May 2020 09:07

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