To what extent do electric car drivers utilize the flexibility options in two-car households?
Paper in proceedings, 2019

In two-car households, potentially a BEV can drive longer, circumvent range limitations, while having a smaller battery. Do real households utilize these options? In 20 two-car households, both vehicles were GPS-tracked before and after replacing one of the conventional cars of their own choice with a short-range BEV.

The households mostly replaced their smallest car. For below-range distances, the households on average utilized the potential to around 69% and 56% in single and overlap trips, respectively. The heredity from the pre-trial period driving was small.

Author

Sten Karlsson

Chalmers, Space, Earth and Environment, Physical Resource Theory

32nd Electric Vehicle Symposium (EVS32)
Lyon, France,

Driving Forces

Sustainable development

Areas of Advance

Transport

Energy

Subject Categories

Transport Systems and Logistics

Vehicle Engineering

Energy Systems

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