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ISE Seminar: Plug-in Vehicle Life Cycle Benefits and Costs--Implications and Strategies for Electrification


Jeremy J. Michalek, Associate Professor, Carnegie Mellon University

Date Feb 28, 2013
Time 4:00 pm  

303 Transportation Building




Holly M. Kizer

Phone 217-333-2346
Event type Other Seminar
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Originating Calendar ISE Seminar Calendar

 The electrification of passenger vehicles has the potential to address three of the most critical challenges of our time: plug-in vehicles may

(i)     produce fewer greenhouse gas emissions, depending on the electricity source;
   reduce and/or relocate air pollution emissions, which impact people and the environment; and
   reduce gasoline consumption, helping to mitigate dependency on imported oil.

Dr. Michalek will quantify these potential benefits and costs in the U.S. and discuss their implications for engineers, firms, consumers and policymakers and strategies for vehicle electrification.


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