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Infrastructure killed the electric car

Bakker, Gerben (2021) Infrastructure killed the electric car. Nature Energy, 6 (10). 947 - 948. ISSN 2058-7546

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Identification Number: 10.1038/s41560-021-00902-w

Abstract

When prices are adjusted for quality, electric vehicles stood their ground to petrol cars in the early twentieth century United States. If the electricity grid had developed twenty years earlier, they might have reached a 68–79% market share and CO2 emissions per car could have declined by 60%, a new study finds.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: https://www.nature.com/nenergy/
Additional Information: © 2021 Elsevier B.V.
Divisions: Economic History
Subjects: T Technology > TL Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
JEL classification: N - Economic History > N7 - Transport, International and Domestic Trade, Energy, Technology, and Other Services > N71 - U.S.; Canada: Pre-1913
N - Economic History > N7 - Transport, International and Domestic Trade, Energy, Technology, and Other Services > N72 - U.S.; Canada: 1913-
Date Deposited: 18 Nov 2021 17:51
Last Modified: 07 Apr 2022 23:00
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/112691

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