The Influential Factors for Application of the Electric Commercial Vehicle in the Urban Freight Transport

  • Molin Wang
  • Klaus-Dieter Thoben
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Logistics book series (LNLO)


With deteriorating environment and insufficient energy resource, the electric vehicle has become a solution to reduce the emissions and save the fossil energy. Many automakers begin to develop and research electric vehicles. Most governments support policies to promote the development of electric vehicles. However, the application of the electric vehicle is still in the initial stage (test and demonstration), especially for the electric commercial vehicle (ECV), which carries goods with battery systems. The objective of this paper is to describe an idea, how to apply the ECV in the urban freight transport with analyzing the influential factor.


Electric commercial vehicle Urban freight transport Influential factors 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Bremer Institut für Produktion und Logistik GmbHUniversity of BremenBremenGermany

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