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World Electric Vehicle Journal is published by MDPI from Volume 9 issue 1 (2018). Articles in this Issue were published by The World Electric Vehicle Association (WEVA) and its member the European Association for e-Mobility (AVERE), the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA), and the Electric Vehicle Association of Asia Pacific (EVAAP). They are hosted by MDPI on mdpi.com as a courtesy and upon agreement with AVERE.
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Analyzing the role of subsidies in motor vehicle electrification in the US

Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 2360 Cherahala Boulevard, Knoxville, TN, 37932, USA
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World Electr. Veh. J. 2012, 5(4), 993-999; https://doi.org/10.3390/wevj5040993
Published: 28 December 2012
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Abstract

In this study, we develop a model to provide a policy framework guiding the transition of transportation systems to alternative-fuel powered ones. The model is capable of obtaining good subsidy strategies by solving an optimization problem that maximizes social welfare. Model results suggest a large net gain to the society from a well-planned transition.
Keywords: electric drive; costs and benefits; subsidy; optimization electric drive; costs and benefits; subsidy; optimization
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Liu, C.; Greene, D.L. Analyzing the role of subsidies in motor vehicle electrification in the US. World Electr. Veh. J. 2012, 5, 993-999.

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