Environmental and Financial Evaluation of Passenger Vehicle Technologies in Belgium

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Maarten Messagie; Kenneth Lebeau; Thierry Coosemans; Cathy Macharis; Joeri van Mierlo;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
  • Journal: Sustainability,volume 5,issue 12 11,pages1-14 (issn: 2071-1050)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/su5125020
  • Subject: TD194-195 | Renewable energy sources | environmental impact | clean vehicles | life cycle thinking | clean vehicles; cost-efficiency; environmental impact; total cost of ownership; life cycle thinking | TJ807-830 | cost-efficiency | GE1-350 | total cost of ownership | Environmental sciences | Environmental effects of industries and plants
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