Essays about: "Electric cars"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 101 essays containing the words Electric cars.

  1. 1. Should electric cars pay? Exempting electric cars from the Gothenburg congestion charges

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Robin Bagheri; Niklas Seroka; [2020-07-01]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : lead to health problems and early deaths, congestion leads to an increase in traffic accidents as well as increased travel times for people living in these areas. To combat these effects, several cities have instituted congestion charges, charging cars to drive within certain areas of these cities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Optimization of a charging system for electric vehicles : A case study in Magangué, Colombia

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Malin Lönnqvist; [2020]
    Keywords : Electric vehicles; electric boats; EV charging infrastructure design; charging strategy; optimization; mixed integer linear programming; Colombia; Elfordon; elbåtar; design av laddningsinfrastruktur; laddningsstrategi; optimering; linjär programmering; Colombia;

    Abstract : To reduce the emissions from the transport sector, the electric vehicle (EV) is a promising alternative to the internal combustion engine vehicle (ICEV). An important aspect of implementing new transport systems in terms of EVs is the charging strategy, as many energy sources with different limitations can be utilized. READ MORE

  3. 3. Suggestions for implementation of Statistical Process Control in Lithium-ion battery processes : A field study at Northvolt

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle; Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Maximilian Trydegård; Magnus Blide; [2020]
    Keywords : SPC; Statistical process control; Lithium-ion; Battery; implementation;

    Abstract : Due to growing awareness of sustainable development and renewable sources of electricity, the public demand for electric cars has increased during the last decade, Lithium-ion batteries are used to power today's electric cars and the batteries are mainly produced in Asia. The need for batteries in the automobile industry in Europe has led to the birth of many new organisations, Northvolt is one of them. READ MORE

  4. 4. Local energy system - Comparing direct current (LVDC) and alternating current (LVAC)

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Industriell elektroteknik och automation

    Author : Markus Alm; [2020]
    Keywords : Local energy system; LVDC; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : This thesis uses a case study to compare the viability of using direct current instead of alternating current to supply power to 5 buildings in a local energy system (LES). The case study sought to show how using LVDC instead of LVAC could increase the effectiveness of solar panels (PV), batteries and interconnecting buildings into a local energy system (LES). READ MORE

  5. 5. The Dawn of a New Era : A Case Study of an Incumbent Car Manufacturer’s Transition to Electric Cars

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Yashar Modiri; Oskar Olsson; [2020]
    Keywords : organizational ambidexterity; exploration; exploitation; dynamic capability; structural ambidexterity; domain separation; agile management; organizational inertia; ambidextrous leadership; senior leadership; transformation; knowledge diffusion; knowledge integration; goal alignment; innovation; electric cars; Volvo Cars;

    Abstract : How do firms tend to their current viability while remaining competitive in the long-term? This question lays out the basis for this thesis by highlighting their conflicting logics through the concept of organizational ambidexterity. Literature makes a distinction between competing in mature markets and existing technologies (exploitation) versus new markets and new technologies (exploration). READ MORE