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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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Promotion of Freight Mobility in Milan: Environmental, Energy and Economical Aspects

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CEI-CIVES, Milan-Italy
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AMAT, Milan-Italy
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World Electr. Veh. J. 2013, 6(4), 1014-1020; https://doi.org/10.3390/wevj6041014
Published: 27 December 2013
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In order to improve air quality in the Controlled Traffic Zone “Area C” of Milan, in addition to the rules already in force, two topics now under consideration by the municipality are the increase of car-sharing and measures to stimulate the use of electric vehicles, including their adoption for the last-mile delivery of goods. The paper presents the evaluation of the potential benefits of electric vehicles, in particular for the case of goods delivery. Comparisons to present i.c.e. based vehicles are presented in terms of economical aspects (from the point of view of the end user and of the Country), energy consumption and pollution impact (both local and global). Also the contribution to costs and pollution of two-wheels motor vehicles is taken into consideration in order to give a more complete overview of the different traffic segments.
Keywords: logistic; sustainable mobility; goods delivery logistic; sustainable mobility; goods delivery
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Menga, P.; Buccianti, R.; Bedogni, M.; Moroni, S. Promotion of Freight Mobility in Milan: Environmental, Energy and Economical Aspects. World Electr. Veh. J. 2013, 6, 1014-1020.

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