Electric Vehicles for Smart Cities Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities by Evanthia Nanaki
By: Evanthia Nanaki
Publisher: Elsevier (S&T)
Print ISBN: 9780128158012, 0128158018
eText ISBN: 9780128158029, 0128158026
Copyright year: 2021
Electric Vehicles for Smart Cities: Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities uniquely examines different approaches to electric vehicle deployment in the context of smart cities. It provides a holistic picture of electromobility within urban areas, offering an integrated approach to city transportation systems by considering the energy systems, latest vehicle technologies, and transport infrastructure.
Electric Vehicles for Smart Cities addresses the interaction between grid infrastructure, vehicles, costs and benefits, and operational reliability within an integrated framework. The book examines the role electric vehicles play in the social and political aspects of climate change mitigation, as well as a renewable energy-based economy. It explains how electric vehicles and their system requirements work, including recharging techniques and infrastructures, and discusses alternative market deployment approaches.
Includes case studies from cities around the world, including Amsterdam, London, Oslo, Barcelona, Los Angeles, New York, Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Tokyo, and Goto Islands
Traces the developments, innovations, advantages, and disadvantages in the electric car industry
Provides learning aids such as discussion questions and text boxes
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