Essays about: "automotive"

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  1. 1. The Pursuit of environmentally-friendly transportation: The role of two advocacy coalitions in developing emission standards for heavy-duty vehicles in the EU

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Gustaf Bergh; [2020-11-06]
    Keywords : heavy-duty vehicles; emission standards; the automotive industry; environmental concerns; advocacy coalitions; governance; beliefs; policy-oriented learning;

    Abstract : In recent years, the environment has become a central theme in the EU. Policies for protecting the environment have been adopted, while, at the same time, the EU has developed into a multi-layered political system subject to lobbying and maintaining of interests in the policy-making process. READ MORE

  2. 2. How does an individual who absorbs external knowledge affect the organizational learning in an inter-organizational cooperation? A qualitative study of Volvo Trucks knowledge acquisition in the CERC cooperation

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Lotta Sjösten; [2020-09-10]
    Keywords : Absorptive Capacity; Organisational Routines;

    Abstract : Background & Purpose:As the technology landscape of today is very complex there are many technological fields that cannot be covered by one single company. Instead joint cooperation’s between different stakeholders is needed to solve the complex technological challenges facing us. READ MORE

  3. 3. Business-to-Business Market Making on the Internet: A Case for End-of-Life Electric Vehicle Batteries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Hannes Marten; [2020-07-23]
    Keywords : Electric Vehicle Battery; Repurposing; Second Life; Business-to-Business; Market Making; Marketplace; Principal-Agent Theory; New Market Creation;

    Abstract : Introduction: The ongoing transformation towards emission-free means of transportation goes alongwith the resource-intensive production and integration of electric vehicle batteries. Despite theenvironmental potential in decarbonizing the transport sector, electric vehicle batteries lose capacityover time and use and are only usable for transportation purposes until reaching 70 to 80 residualcapacity. READ MORE

  4. 4. A SCENARIO ANALYSIS OF PLATINUM GROUP METALS WITHIN THE TRUCKING INDUSTRY

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Sara Arnhjort; Karin Rundqvist; [2020-07-22]
    Keywords : Trucking industry; Platinum group metals; PGM; Scenario planning; PGM within trucking industry;

    Abstract : Platinum Group Metals (PGM) are important components within the automotive industry, used for cleaning vehicles toxic gas emissions. An increasing demand of these metals have been observed, and simultaneously, mining organisations have been experiencing declining ore grades in the mines, causing the demand to exceed the supply. READ MORE

  5. 5. THE SHIFT TOWARD ELECTRIFICATION IN THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY - A Scenario Analysis Investigating What Sourcing Mode for Lithium-Ion Battery Cells Original Equipment Manufacturers Can Take to Meet Future Demand in The United States

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Nicolina Jacobsson; Sara Svärd; [2020-07-22]
    Keywords : Automotive Industry; Electrification; Electrification in the United States; Lithium-ion Battery Cells; Scenario Planning; Sourcing; Sourcing Continuum; Transaction Cost Theory;

    Abstract : The automotive industry is one of the main contributors to greenhouse gas emissions and hasconsequently commenced its transition toward producing more sustainable vehicles. Electric vehiclesare contributing to sustainable development and due to new components, original equipmentmanufacturers are facing substantial supply chain challenges. READ MORE