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Autonomous Mobility and Energy Service Management in Future Smart Cities: An Overview [article]

Xiaoqi Tan, Alberto Leon-Garcia
2018 arXiv   pre-print
Finally, we discuss key challenges towards the success of AMoD and AFoD in future smart cities and present some key research directions regarding the system-wide coordination between AMoD and AFoD.  ...  management techniques in energy systems, tremendous opportunities, as well as challenges, are emerging in the forging of a sustainable and converged urban mobility and energy future.  ...  Moreover, an increasing interest in battery swapping models has developed in recent years, mainly focused on public 6 EVs such as electric taxis and buses, etc.  ... 
arXiv:1810.04576v1 fatcat:uh56picbbfbvddcmbtolkwklce

From scooter to boat: innovations in electric transport in cities of Southeast Asia1 [chapter]

Pippo Ranci
2020 Standing up for a Sustainable World  
THE RECHARGING CHALLENGE AND THE GROWING ROLE OF INTEGRATED SYSTEMS Any electric vehicle relies on a battery, and one crucial element of its performance is the capacity of the battery, in terms of driving  ...  Second, with regard to battery swapping, the Taiwanese electric scooter company Gogoro has developed fast-swapping batteries, which can be replaced at gas stations and close to convenient stores.  ... 
doi:10.4337/9781800371781.00047 fatcat:ms6axamtongjjku2v6jq3yodb4

Evolutionary Computation for Intelligent Transportation in Smart Cities: A Survey [Review Article]

Zong-Gan Chen, Zhi-Hui Zhan, Sam Kwong, Jun Zhang
2022 IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine  
In this paper, a twolayer taxonomy is introduced to review the research of evolutionary computation for intelligent transportation in smart cities.  ...  The construction of smart cities can relieve large-city problems, promote economic growth, and improve the quality of life for citizens.  ...  The process of urbanization brings great challenges to city planning and management.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mci.2022.3155330 fatcat:jepishz62jemhloum6zhkmxscy

GreenCharge Project Deliverable: D7.3 Lessons Learned from Roadmap Development in Uptake Cities

Reggie Tricker, Elma Meskovic, Jasmin Miah, Marko Horvat, Beate Lange, Michael Glotz-Richter
2022 Zenodo  
The GreenCharge Deliverable 7.3 - Lessons Learned from Roadmap Development in Uptake Cities - sets out the process by which a group of European cities has been engaged in GreenCharge and coached in how  ...  to develop strategies regarding electric mobility.  ...  Acknowledgements • We acknowledge the inputs and assistance from the City of Bremen in organizing the study tour and providing insights into the sustainable urban mobility planning process in Bremen.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6408028 fatcat:j3v65z6w3jb7lonvu32e2bqhgy

A Review on Electric Vehicles: Technologies and Challenges

Julio A. Sanguesa, Vicente Torres-Sanz, Piedad Garrido, Francisco J. Martinez, Johann M. Marquez-Barja
2021 Smart Cities  
Given that one of the fundamental aspects in EVs is the battery, the paper presents a thorough review of the battery technologies—from the Lead-acid batteries to the Lithium-ion.  ...  This paper reviews the advances of EVs regarding battery technology trends, charging methods, as well as new research challenges and open opportunities.  ...  In the coming years, EVs will have a very important role in Smart cities, along with shared mobility, public transport, etc.  ... 
doi:10.3390/smartcities4010022 fatcat:f5pu2ufdjza7jj6ikwhxpe5v4e

Car Sharing in Poland – The Perspective of Operators and Cities in the First Comparative Research Study

Grzegorz Tchorek, Faculty of Management, University of Warsaw, Filip Targowski, Paweł Krzewicki, Waldemar Kozioł, Stefan Wójtowicz, Faculty of Management, University of Warsaw, Faculty of Management, University of Warsaw, Faculty of Management, University of Warsaw, Faculty of Management, University of Warsaw
2019 Studia i Materiały Wydziału Zarządzania UW  
While the Smart City concept and smart mobility are at an early stage of development, city authorities search for optimal solutions increasing the quality of public transport, including experimentation  ...  The main goal of the paper is to assess the awareness and understanding of the so-called shared mobility among the representatives of car sharing operators and cities in one of the first studies on this  ...  to be equipped with a battery swapping system or clients would have to take responsibility for charging the vehicles).  ... 
doi:10.7172/1733-9758.2018.29.5 fatcat:scvy4im2ofb2hoponn4djbffb4

A Smart Cities LoRaWAN Network Based on Autonomous Base Stations (BS) for Some Countries with Limited Internet Access

Pape Barro, Marco Zennaro, Jules Degila, Ermanno Pietrosemoli
2019 Future Internet  
An increasing number of implementations of IoT for development use the LoRaWAN protocol as many of them leverage the free network and application servers provided by The Things Networks (TTN) to fulfill  ...  Unfortunately, in some countries in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, Internet access cannot be taken for granted, therefore, TTN might not be available.  ...  Acknowledgments: We are grateful to the African Center of Excellence in Mathematical Science and Applications (CEA-SMA), IMSP, Dangbo, Republic of Benin, which supported this work, implemented at ICTP's  ... 
doi:10.3390/fi11040093 fatcat:5ek7ucf4hzfqtdlz6lwxrxfwvi

Infrastructure to Facilitate Usage of Electric Vehicles and its Impact

Yanying Li
2016 Transportation Research Procedia  
The use of electric vehicles has been seen by many nations as an effective measure to reduce toxic emissions in urban areas and reduce nation-wide carbon footprint.  ...  However, there is a different attitude toward to electric vehicles from the Brazilian public authorities.  ...  The author would like to thank all consortium members of the project for their contributions to this research and the EC for its financial support.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.trpro.2016.05.337 fatcat:p6s356zni5cgpic5fdm6hvxuha

Planning the future of smart cities with swarms of fully autonomous unmanned aerial vehicles using a novel framework

Kaya Kuru
2021 IEEE Access  
The outcomes of the methodology suggest that the constraints of FAUAVs can be mitigated significantly in urban areas and consequently, their efficacy can be increased in realising their diverse range of  ...  This is mainly required to establish a better swarm intelligence along with a safer and optimised harmonious smart ecosystem that enables cooperative FAUAV-SC automation systems with collaborative automated  ...  Airbus has recently tested autonomous unmanned aerial systems (UASs) successfully. 3 The use of FAUAVs in the autonomous health monitoring of civil urban structures (e.g., electricity lines, wind turbines  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3049094 fatcat:3ikesnditrf4pnkoocjshu44he

USER-CHI project - D8.8: Business model validation results

Gabriele Pistilli, Fabio Cartolano
2022 Zenodo  
Different areas of impact have been considered, and in all the cases with a focus on the project partner cities that have expressed interest in the specific business model case.  ...  Stations; BM3 –City centre (park & charge); BM4 – E-trucks; BM5 – E-taxis stops; BM6 – Special events; BM7 – Mobile charging stations.  ...  However, the main challenge in MCS planning is the high cost of Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS).  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6921821 fatcat:jksyzjve35eehlz7yguc4qc7le

Main Trends and Challenges in Road Transportation Electrification

Paulo G. Pereirinha, Manuela González, Isabel Carrilero, David Anseán, Jorge Alonso, Juan C. Viera
2018 Transportation Research Procedia  
As a consequence of the impressive price decrease and performance improvement of the batteries used in electric vehicles (EVs), the typical battery capacity of a regular passenger car rose from 20-24 kWh  ...  As a consequence of the impressive price decrease and performance improvement of the batteries used in electric vehicles (EVs), the typical battery capacity of a regular passenger car rose from 20-24 kWh  ...  (Project TEC2016-80700-R (AEI/FEDER, UE)) and the Principality of Asturias Government (Project FC-15-GRUPIN14-07).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.trpro.2018.10.096 fatcat:u3767oof4bddjkf5eebfoif7ea

Can electric vehicles be good for Sub-Saharan Africa?

Katherine A. Collett, Stephanie A. Hirmer, Holger Dalkmann, Constance Crozier, Yacob Mulugetta, Malcolm D. McCulloch
2021 Energy Strategy Reviews  
In this Viewpoint, we aim to dispel concerns that electric vehicles are always unaffordable and will cripple the already overloaded power systems in Sub-Saharan Africa.  ...  , the power systems, and vehicle owner-operators in Sub-Saharan Africa.  ...  The views expressed in this paper do not necessarily reflect the UK government's official policies.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.esr.2021.100722 fatcat:sqjxgbk4tzbz7anq6mxykvj2na

Key Technologies for System Engineering of Electric Commercial Vehicles

Fengchun Sun, Hongwen He
2018 Chinese Journal of Engineering Science  
commercial vehicles with three core components-the vehicular platform, battery charging/swapping stations, and operations monitoring.  ...  This study reviews the history, technical roadmaps, and characteristics of the development of electric commercial vehicles in China.  ...  , battery charging/swapping stations, and real-time operations monitoring.  ... 
doi:10.15302/j-sscae-2018.01.009 fatcat:2c4tlvkjdzew7jkmmisvb4ahzm

GreenCharge Project Deliverable: D1.4 Summary of Project Achievements

Shanshan Jiang, Jacqueline Floch, Marit Natvig, Reggie Tricker
2022 Zenodo  
In the GreenCharge concept, electric vehicles, charge management and local energy management work together to facilitate a transport system running on green energy.  ...  The GreenCharge project has set up demonstrators in three pilot cities: Oslo (Norway), Bremen (Germany) and Barcelona (Spain).  ...  for rapid, short stay charging, e.g., taxis; • New forms of vehicle management for L-category electric vehicles, e.g., swapping batteries, rather than transportation of whole vehicles for recharging (  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6511210 fatcat:c7waj2haobckrheaw3b5kbzun4

Framing Electric Mobility for Urban Sustainability in a Circular Economy Context: An Overview of the Literature

Walter Leal Filho, Ismaila Rimi Abubakar, Richard Kotter, Thomas Skou Grindsted, Abdul-Lateef Balogun, Amanda Lange Salvia, Yusuf A. Aina, Franziska Wolf
2021 Sustainability  
It also examines the existing challenges and suggests ways of addressing them towards improving the environmental performance of electro-mobility and the urban quality of life.  ...  The development of electro-mobility is one of the centerpieces of European country attempts to reduce carbon emissions and increase the quality of life in cities.  ...  Battery swapping is getting a resurgence of interest in China.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13147786 fatcat:ok4iaolvqfc5bh5ziaom5zj2n4
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