Welcome to ROSA P | Predicting the market potential of plug-in electric vehicles using multiday GPS data. - 23872 | US Transportation Collection
Stacks Logo
Advanced Search
Select up to three search categories and corresponding keywords using the fields to the right. Refer to the Help section for more detailed instructions.
 
 
Help
Clear All Simple Search
Advanced Search
Predicting the market potential of plug-in electric vehicles using multiday GPS data.
  • Published Date:
    2011-12-01
  • Language:
    English
Filetype[PDF-755.62 KB]


Details:
  • Publication/ Report Number:
    SWUTC/11/161123-1
  • Resource Type:
  • Geographical Coverage:
  • Format:
  • Abstract:
    "Detailed GPS data for a year’s worth of travel by 255 households from the Seattle area were used to

    investigate how plug-in electric vehicle types may affect adoption rates and use levels. The results suggest

    that a battery-electric vehicle (BEV) with 100 miles of range should meet the needs of 50% of one-vehicle

    households and 80% of multiple-vehicle households, if those households fully charge their BEVs just once a

    day and are willing to use a different vehicle or mode of transport just 4 days a year or less (to serve daily

    travel distances above 100 miles). Moreover, the average one-vehicle household in the Seattle region relies

    on its vehicle for 23 miles per day and should be able to electrify close to 80% of its miles using a plug-in

    hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) with 40-mile all-electric-range. Households owning two or more vehicles can

    electrify 50 to 70% of their household miles using a PHEV40, depending on how they assign the vehicle

    across their drivers each day. Cost comparisons between the average single-vehicle household owning a

    Chevrolet Cruze (regular gasoline vehicle) versus a Chevrolet Volt PHEV suggest that when gas prices are

    $3.50 per gallon and electricity rates at the U.S. average of 11.2 ct per kWh, the Volt will save the household

    $535 per year in operating costs. Similarly, the Toyota Prius PHEV, when compared to the Toyota Corolla,

    will provide an annual savings of $538 per year."

  • Funding:
  • Main Document Checksum:
  • Supporting Files:
    No Additional Files
No Related Documents.
You May Also Like:
Submit Feedback >