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ElectriCity Innovation Challenge 2015: Experiences

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Viktoria Swedish ICT, Gothenburg, Sweden
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University of Borås, Borås, Sweden
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World Electr. Veh. J. 2016, 8(3), 696-704; https://doi.org/10.3390/wevj8030696
Published: 30 September 2016
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Abstract

ElectriCity Innovation Challenge 2015 was an open innovation contest in Gothenburg, Sweden. The main purpose was to surge public interest and involvement in ElectriCity, a demonstration arena for nextgeneration’s electrified bus systems. The contest furthermore aimed to catalyse innovation that can contribute to making public transport more attractive, and to test a novel innovation platform that assembles data from buses and bus stops. The outcome was six events with a total of more than 800 attendants, 48 viable prototypes with potential to increase the modal share of electrified public transport and feedback on the innovation platform’s potential for development.
Keywords: Public transport; EV; PHEV; demonstration; case-study Public transport; EV; PHEV; demonstration; case-study
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited (CC BY 4.0).
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Smith, G.; Burden, H.; Hjalmarsson, A. ElectriCity Innovation Challenge 2015: Experiences. World Electr. Veh. J. 2016, 8, 696-704.

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