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The spatial pattern of demand in the early market for electric vehicles: Evidence from the United Kingdom

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  • Morton, Craig
  • Anable, Jillian
  • Yeboah, Godwin
  • Cottrill, Caitlin

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This paper reports a spatial analysis of Electric Vehicle registrations across the local authorities of the United Kingdom during the early phase of market development. Spatial autocorrelation tests are applied in order to identify any spatial organisation in registrations rates and spatial regression models are specified to consider the effect of socioeconomic, household, and transport system characteristics over registrations. Specific attention is paid to the association between Electric Vehicle registrations and the presence of charging infrastructure to consider if registrations are affected by infrastructure in the immediate and intermediate vicinity.

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  • Morton, Craig & Anable, Jillian & Yeboah, Godwin & Cottrill, Caitlin, 2018. "The spatial pattern of demand in the early market for electric vehicles: Evidence from the United Kingdom," Journal of Transport Geography, Elsevier, vol. 72(C), pages 119-130.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jotrge:v:72:y:2018:i:c:p:119-130
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2018.08.020
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