Charging the Future: Challenges and Opportunities for Electric Vehicle Adoption

77 Pages Posted: 18 Sep 2018

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Henry Lee

Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

Alex Clark

University of Oxford - Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment; Climate Policy Initiative; University of Oxford - Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School

Date Written: August 31, 2018

Abstract

Electric vehicles (EVs) have advanced significantly this decade, owing in part to decreasing battery costs. Yet EVs remain more costly than gasoline fueled vehicles over their useful life. This paper analyzes the additional advances that will be needed, if electric vehicles are to significantly penetrate the passenger vehicle fleet.

Suggested Citation

Lee, Henry and Clark, Alex and Clark, Alex, Charging the Future: Challenges and Opportunities for Electric Vehicle Adoption (August 31, 2018). HKS Working Paper No. RWP18-026, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3251551 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3251551

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