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Title: Policy options for the promotion of electric vehicles: a review
Author: Perdiguero, Jordi
Jiménez González, Juan Luis
Keywords: Vehicles elèctrics
Planificació del transport
Bateries elèctriques
Generadors elèctrics
Electric vehicles
Transportation planning
Electric batteries
Electric generators
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: Universitat de Barcelona. Institut de Recerca en Economia Aplicada Regional i Pública
Series/Report no: [WP E-IR12/08]
Abstract: The upward trend in fuel prices and the desire to reduce pollution levels mean that the electric vehicle has become an increasingly attractive alternative in recent years. The aim of this study is to examine the main barriers that the electric vehicle must overcome if it is to become a successful mode of transport and to review the main public policies that governments might implement to help in overcoming these obstacles. Public policies have been directed at four basic features of the electric vehicle: the charging network; increasing demand for these vehicles; industrialization and research and development programs; and the introduction of electric vehicles in programs of sustainable mobility. This article describes the public policies that have been implemented around the world to overcome the barriers to the adoption of electric vehicle so that it might become the vehicle of the future.
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It is part of: IREA – Working Papers, 2012, IR12/08
ISSN: 2014-1254
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