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Understanding the challenges behind Electric Vehicle usage by drivers - a case study in the Madeira Autonomous Region

Luísa Barros; Mary Barreto; Lucas Pereira;
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  • Published: 14 Apr 2020
Electric Vehicles (EV) adoption targets have been set by governments from countries throughout Europe, related to the European goals, for the decarbonization of the road transport sector. The change for electric vehicle technology can be challenging to EV users for a number of reasons such as battery autonomy, time to charge the vehicle, and the different driving conditions. The work in this paper aims to study how users from Madeira and Porto Santo islands deal with the challenges of EV adoption. Furthermore, this paper also studies the role of the orography in the Regenerative Braking System technology integrated into electric vehicles. To assess such informat...
free text keywords: Business, Battery (electricity), Electric vehicle, business.product_category, Range anxiety, Regenerative brake, Orography, Transport engineering, Autonomy, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Road transport, Computer-assisted web interviewing
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SMart IsLand Energy systems
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 731249
  • Funding stream: H2020 | IA
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