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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Paving the Road to Sustainable Transport : Governance and innovation in low-carbon vehicles.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2012
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Måns Nilsson på Aspeboda; Karl Hillman; Annika Rickne; Thomas Magnusson
|Notes:||Conclusion: limited role of Japanese policy.|
|Description:||1 online resource (328 pages)|
|Contents:||Front Cover; Paving the Road to Sustainable Transport; Copyright Page; Contents; List of illustrations; Notes on contributors; List of abbreviations; 1. Governing innovation for sustainable technology: introduction and conceptual basis: Måns Nilsson and Annika Rickne; The low carbon challenge; Innovation as one solution to the challenge; Governance of sustainable innovation; Towards an integrated analytical perspective; Empirical focus and chapter outline; 2. The challenge of decarbonizing the car: Paul Nieuwenhuis; Background; How did we get into this mess? The CO2 reduction agenda in the EUCO2 reduction beyond Europe; Technology responses; Power and weight: rethinking performance; The role of the customer; Conclusions; 3. Evolutionary policy options for steering the transition to low-carbon cars in Europe: Marc Dijk and René Kemp; Car engines and environmental policy; A co-evolutionary framework for car engine innovation; The role of policy: from a static to an evolutionary perspective; Evaluation of European policies for low-carboncars; Governance options for mitigating total CO2 emissions from cars; Conclusions. 4. The development of fuel economy regulation for passenger cars in Japan: Masahiko Iguchi and Karl HillmanIntroduction; Japanese fuel economy regulation; Fuel economy regulation of export markets; Discussion of influential factors; Concluding remarks; 5. Evaluation of European electric vehicle support schemes: Fabian Kley, Martin Wietschel and David Dallinger; Motivation and research design; Support schemes currently in place; Assessment of today's support schemes; Comparison of the support scheme volumes across Europe; Conclusions; Acknowledgements. 6. Shaping the fuel cell transport network: An explorative analysis: Stefano Pogutz and Angeloantonio RussoIntroduction; Background; Alliances and networks: a theoretical perspective; Methodology; Analysis; Conclusions and implications; Acknowledgements; 7. The necessity of inter-industry mediation for harmonized industrial progress: Shuzo Fujimura, Kanji Takeuchi and Satoki Kawabata; Introduction; Case background; Automobile semiconductor devices; Literature review; Research methods; Product background; Findings; Discussion and implications; What can the government do?; Conclusions. 8. Technology innovation and policy: a case study of the California ZEV mandate: Sydney Vergis and Vishal MehtaIntroduction; The ZEV mandate: a brief summary of its history and evolution; The LEV programme and the ZEV mandate; Technological innovation system; Conclusions; 9. The role of national policy for electric and hybrid-electric vehicle development in Japan: Hans Pohl; Introduction; Policy for technological change; Methods; The automotive industry in Japan: a success story?; Interview study: vehicle electrification in Japan; Discussion: the role of national policy.|