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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 as a courtesy and upon agreement with AVERE.
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E-Bus for Akita Prefecture, Japan

Tokyo R&D Co., Ltd., 1-25-12 Aikohigashi, Atsugi, Kanagawa 243-0027, Japan
Akita Industrial Technology Centre, 4-11 Sanuki, Araya, Akita 010-1623, Japan
PUES Corporation, 1-25-12 Aikohigashi, Atsugi, Kanagawa 243-0027, Japan
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World Electr. Veh. J. 2013, 6(1), 241-244;
Published: 29 March 2013
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With the aim to improve technologies for EV or new energy industries and to create society with low environmental impact, Akita Prefecture has carried out the “EV Bus Technology Improvement Project”. The project developed an Akita-original electric bus and it further aims to operate the E-Bus on regular bus routes throughout the year.
Keywords: BEV (battery electric vehicle); bus; demonstration; EV (electric vehicle); public transport BEV (battery electric vehicle); bus; demonstration; EV (electric vehicle); public transport
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Utsumi, H.; Saito, K.; Saito, A.; Tanaka, K.; Ohmoto, H. E-Bus for Akita Prefecture, Japan. World Electr. Veh. J. 2013, 6, 241-244.

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