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Title: Added value of activity based models in the debate on electrical vehicles
Authors: Acha, Veteran
Advisors: JANSSEN, Davy
ABED, Omar
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: UHasselt
Abstract: The road transport sector is entirely dominated by internal combustion engine vehicles; therefore faced with many challenges including high oil dependency, increasing environmental pollution and climate change which endanger human health. Therefore, the electric vehicle has been in the forefront of road transport research. While electric vehicle is a major break-through in the road transport sector, they have their own challenges. The main issue in this paper is 'If two vehicles (one gasoline/petrol vehicle and any type of electric vehicle) are present in a household it is therefore imperative to model, who will use which car and for which trip type?' The main goal of this thesis is to decide the vehicle choice per trip when both an electric vehicle of any kind and an internal combustion engine vehicle are present within the same household. Data was collected using an online questionnaire. The method used to analyze the data was Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP). The stated preference q
Notes: master in de verkeerskunde-mobiliteitsmanagement
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1942/15544
Category: T2
Type: Theses and Dissertations
Appears in Collections: Master theses

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