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Impact of Battery Weight and Charging Patterns on the Economic and Environmental Benefits of Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles
Plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) technology is receiving attention as an approach to reducing U.S. dependency on foreign oil and emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) from the transportationExpand
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Linking Marketing and Engineering Product Design Decisions via Analytical Target Cascading
Firms design products that appeal to consumers and are feasible to produce. The resulting marketing and engineering design goals are driven by consumer preferences and engineering capabilities, twoExpand
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Valuation of plug-in vehicle life-cycle air emissions and oil displacement benefits
We assess the economic value of life-cycle air emissions and oil consumption from conventional vehicles, hybrid-electric vehicles (HEVs), plug-in hybrid-electric vehicles (PHEVs), and batteryExpand
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Diagonal Quadratic Approximation for Parallelization of Analytical Target Cascading
Analytical Target Cascading (ATC) is an effective decomposition approach used for engineering design optimization problems that have hierarchical structures. With ATC, the overall system is splitExpand
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Optimal Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle Design and Allocation for Minimum Life Cycle Cost, Petroleum Consumption, and Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) technology has the potential to reduce operating cost, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and petroleum consumption in the transportation sector. However, the netExpand
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Will subsidies drive electric vehicle adoption? Measuring consumer preferences in the U.S. and China
We model consumer preferences for conventional, hybrid electric, plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV), and battery electric (BEV) vehicle technologies in China and the U.S. using data from choice-basedExpand
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Weighting coefficients are used in Analytical Target Cascading (ATC) at each element of the hierarchy to express the relative importance of matching targets passed from the parent element andExpand
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Influence of driving patterns on life cycle cost and emissions of hybrid and plug-in electric vehicle powertrains
We compare the potential of hybrid, extended-range plug-in hybrid, and battery electric vehicles to reduce lifetime cost and life cycle greenhouse gas emissions under various scenarios and simulatedExpand
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A Study of Fuel Efficiency and Emission Policy Impact on Optimal Vehicle Design Decisions
Recent environmental legislation, such as the European Union Directive on End-of-Life Vehicles and the Japanese Home Electric Appliances Recycling law, has had a major influence on product designExpand
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Structural Analysis of Vehicle Design Responses to Corporate Average Fuel Economy Policy
The U.S. Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) regulations, which aim to influence automaker vehicle design and pricing responses, have been imposed for thirty years, with new target regulationsExpand
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