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Identifying the early adopters of alternative fuel vehicles: A case study of Birmingham, United Kingdom

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  • Campbell, Amy R.
  • Ryley, Tim
  • Thring, Rob
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    The transport sector has been identified as a significant contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. As part of its emissions reduction strategy, the United Kingdom Government is demonstrating support for new vehicle technologies, paying attention, in particular, to electric vehicles.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice.

    Volume (Year): 46 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 8 ()
    Pages: 1318-1327

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:transa:v:46:y:2012:i:8:p:1318-1327

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    Keywords: Alternative fuel vehicles; Electric vehicles; Early adopters; Driver characteristics; Cluster analysis;

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    1. Baltas, George & Saridakis, Charalampos, 2013. "An empirical investigation of the impact of behavioural and psychographic consumer characteristics on car preferences: An integrated model of car type choice," Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Elsevier, vol. 54(C), pages 92-110.

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