Digital Library on Green Mobility

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Climate change is one of the most pressing issues that humanity is now facing. One of the causes of this phenomenon is the presence of high levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere. The transportation sector, second only to the energy sector in terms of GHG emissions, emits massive volumes of CO2.

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This paper examines the economic and environmental co-benefits of Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) services in shared autonomous electric vehicles (SAEV) fleets, using results from operational simulations in a mid-size city (Ann Arbor, MI).

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Efficiency of Light Electric Vehicles in Last Mile Deliveries – Szczecin Case Study

2021

Author(s): Iwan S, Nürnberg M, Jedliński M, Kijewska K

This paper presents the results of the research study aimed at verifying electric vans energy efficiency in real-life conditions, i.e. when delivering courier consignments.

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Electric Vehicles: To What Extent Are Environmentally Friendly and Cost Effective? – Comparative Study by European Countries

2021

Author(s): Costa CM, Barbosa JC, Castro H, Gonçalves R, Lanceros-Méndez S

This work presents a comparative study between battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and internal combustion engine vehicles (ICEVs) from different European countries, focusing on two relevant issues: economic viability and ecological impact.

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Residential Charging Scheduling of Electric Vehicles in Brazilian Context

2021

Author(s): Sausen JP, Da Rosa Abaide A

This paper presents a methodology to schedule the charging of Electric Vehicles (EVs) to maintain the loading of distribution transformer under the nameplate load while reducing charging costs.

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Success Factors for Electric Carsharing

2021

Author(s): Nicholas M, Bernard MR

The study finds that electric carsharing programs can reduce greenhouse gas emissions from daily travel by up to 43% per user compared to previous travel modes.

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Battery Technology Roadmap

2021

Author(s): Suresh NS, Verma B

The performance of an electric vehicle (EV) is mainly dependent on a battery and its materials composition. Battery selection is based on performance characteristics, such as energy and power density, life cycle, safety, charging/discharging rate, cost, etc.

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Environmental Implications of the Ongoing Electrification of the UK Light Duty Vehicle Fleet

2021

Author(s): Raugei M, Kamran M, Hutchinson A

The paper presents a holistic perspective life cycle assessment of these two interrelated transitions' environmental implications while also considering an alternative scenario characterized by a gradual shift from traditional private vehicle ownership to shared mobility schemes.

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Optimal Sizing of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Considering Urban Traffic Flow for Smart Cities

2021

Author(s): Campaña M, Inga E, Cárdenas J

The study developed in this article has a high potential for the development of service providers for the creation of charging infrastructures, and the analysis is based on the study of georeferenced traffic in terms of trajectories, looking at the features of the road network to decide the input variables for the linear optimization model.

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Are Shared Electric Scooters Competing with Buses? A Case Study in Indianapolis

2021

Author(s): Luo H, Zhang Z, Gkritza K, Cai H

This study proposes a modeling framework to identify the potential impacts of e-scooter trips on the existing bus system, considering the spatiotemporal availability of bus service.