Tag «e-mobility»

Frevue project launches initiative to prove demand for electric freight vehicles

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Urban freight operators have been asked to back a campaign to boost OEMs confidence in electric freight vehicles demand. Limited availability and high prices of electric commercial vehicles are knowns barriers to operators looking to electrify their fleets. However, according to research from the Freight Electric Vehicles in Urban Europe (Frevue) project, many OEMs do not believe there is …

November 22-23, 2017: Light Electric Vehicle Summit in Rotterdam (NL)

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With nearly 160 participants coming from 25 different countries and more than 70 high quality presentations, the first Light Electric Vehicle Summit in Barcelona last year was clearly a success. The Summit has achieved its objective and appointment is already made for a second edition in Rotterdam, Netherlands, November 22-23, 2017. For more information click here. Book …

Supporting e-mobility in city logistics: a multi-criteria analysis of policy measures in Germany

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Policies in Germany to support electric vehicles mostly focus on urban road passenger transport. However, road freight vehicles are a main source of air pollutants and noise emissions in cities. Available vehicle types, tour planning and purchase decisions in urban road freight transport differ from the passenger transport segment. The political and scientific literature lacks …

Research on challenges of e-mobility in freight

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Current transportation systems include heterogeneous fleets consisting of common internal combustion engine vehicles as well as other types of vehicles using “green” technologies, e.g., plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and electric vehicles (EVs). However, the incorporation of EVs in transportation also raises challenges from the strategic, planning, and operational perspectives.