Essays about: "electric vehicles"

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  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Second Life Batteries Faciliating Sustainable Transition in the Transport and Energy Sectors? : An Exploratory Field Study in Colombia

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

    Author : Iris Vesterberg; Sofia Westerlund; [2020]
    Keywords : Second life batteries; Electric vehicles; Lithium-Ion batteries; Battery energy storage; Colombia; Sustainable transition;

    Abstract : The increasing number of vehicles in Colombian cities have resulted in alarmingly low quality of air, further resulting in increasing health issues. One potential solution to this issue could be a shift from ICEVs (internal combustion engine vehicles) to EVs (electric vehicles). READ MORE

  5. 5. The myths and hazardous life of asphalt labourer : A pre-study on work environment and gender equality in the asphalt paving industry

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

    Author : Pipar Julia Bahri; [2020]
    Keywords : Asphalt; road construction; male-dominated industries; safety work; gender equality; microwave heater; attractive workplace; Asfalt; vägarbete; mansdominerade industrier; säkerhetsarbete; jämställdhet; mikrovågsvärmare; attraktiva arbetsplatser;

    Abstract : Road construction work is often regarded to be a dirty and strenuous job. The asphalt paving industry is male-dominated with a low percentage of women. This master thesis is part of Human Work Sciences at Luleå University of Technology's participation in the SMMART (Swedish Magnetite Microwave Asphalt Road Technology) project. READ MORE