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Minimum Sound Requirements for Hybrid and Electric V...

8 January 2013 | Standard | Published: 2013
As required by the Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act (PSEA) of 2010 this rule proposes to establish a Federal motor vehicle safety standard (FMVSS) setting minimum sound requirements for hybrid and electric vehicles. ...
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Results of one year trial with 26 EVs - TNO

22 November 2012 | Report / Study | Published: 2012
The Dutch government regards electric driving as a very promising option to make our future automobility more sustainable, to strengthen the Dutch energy position and to give our economy a structural boost. Therefore,...
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Recharging China’s electric vehicle ...

30 October 2012 | Report / Study | Published: 2012
For China’s electric vehicle (EV) industry to take off, each of the industry’s key stakeholders— the government, OEMs, suppliers, and infrastructure players—should consider adopting a different...
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Recharging China’s electric-vehicle aspirations

30 October 2012 | Report / Study | Published: 2012
China understands that embracing electric vehicles could help it not only to manage its energy dependency and environmental challenges but also to build a car industry that could leapfrog its global competitors in thi...
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Guide to the UN Requirements for Lithium Battery T...

5 October 2012 | Report / Study | Published: 2012
Whether you are deeply entrenched in lithium technology or planning on using these batteries in the near future, you will likely face the challenge of transporting them. The sometimes complex prospect of transporti...
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Electric Drive by '25

14 September 2012 | Report / Study | Published: 2012
This policy paper is the tenth in a series of reports on how climate change will create opportunities for specific sectors of the business community and how policy-makers can facilitate those opportunities. Each paper...
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California Plug-in Electric Vehicle Owner Survey

24 August 2012 | Report / Study | Published: 2012
California leads the nation in the adoption of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) with roughly 35 percent of the nation’s total, adding about 1,000 more each month. These vehicles are reducing California’s d...
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National Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Learning Demons...

20 August 2012 | Report / Study | Published: 2012
This report discusses key analysis results based on data from early 2005 through September 2011 from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Controlled Hydrogen Fleet and Infrastructure Validation and Demo...
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Increasing Electric Vehicle Charging Access in Multi...

20 August 2012 | Report / Study | Published: 2012
Government bodies at every level have taken action toward transitioning a significant fraction of the personal vehicle fleet to Plug-In Electric Vehicles (PEVs). These policies are part of an effort to achieve sociall...
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KPMG's Global Automotive Executive Survey 2012

31 July 2012 | Report / Study | Published: 2012
The Global Automotive Executive Survey is KPMG International’s annual assessment of the current state and future prospects of the worldwide automotive industry. In this year’s survey, 200 senior executives...
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Blue Book Market Report - July 2012

20 July 2012 | Report / Study | Published: 2012
In this Issue: NEW-CAR MARKET ANALYSIS Analysts Determine Improved Economic Indicator Levels Needed to Bolster Vehicle Sales Back to 15M With Gas Prices Sliding, Mid-Size Sedan Sales Surge at the Expense of Com...
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European Commission proposal to define the modalitie...

12 July 2012 | Report / Study | Published: 2012
Regulation (EC) 443/2009 sets the CO2 reduction framework for the new car fleet to 2020. The Regulation has a two-step operation. In the first period to 2015 the modalities of compliance with the target have been ...
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Electric Vehicles Revisited - Costs, Subsidies and P...

26 June 2012 | Report / Study | Published: 2012
This paper compares the lifetime costs of like internal combustion and battery electric vehicle pairs on the market in France and finds that relative costs of electric vehicles remain elevated for consumers and even ...
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Smart Grids and Electric Vehicles: Made for Each Other?

26 June 2012 | Report / Study | Published: 2012
Recent technological advances in electricity distribution and load management that make use of information and communications technologies, referred to as “smart grids”, promise to facilitate the integra...
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CARS 21 High Level Group - Final report 2012

11 June 2012 | Report / Study | Published: 2012
The CARS 21 group presented on 6 June 2012 its final report calling for rapid progress and outlining concrete actions to be taken on important subjects such as electro-mobility, road safety and Intelligent Transport S...