Electric Vehicles and Mobility
Chapter 1 assessment
The population density of a given area is 40000 inhabitants per square kilometer. Is this density…?
Yes. This very high population density only occurs in central areas of some Asian megacities or in slums in Asia and Africa. By contrast, the population density of Paris city is among the highest densities in Europe. It is around 20,000 inhabitants per square kilometer.
In order to promote sustainable mobility, public authorities should
Yes. A better town planning-transport coordination is a prerequisite to promote sustainable mobility.
The deployment of the electric vehicle is a process of technological transition in which: (Select the correct answer(s))
Yes. In a century of existence of the thermal vehicle, it has formed around this object a coherent and relatively stable set of uses, applications, infrastructures, knowledge, social and cultural values, regulations, which gives it a dominant position in mobility systems.
Yes. In the context of a regime transition, the electric vehicle can take advantage for its deployment of windows of opportunity provided by evolutions in the sociotechnical landscape, which consists in particular of societal, cultural, environmental, economic and geopolitical contextual elements.
The deployment of the electric vehicle can be accompanied by changes: (Select the correct answer(s))
Yes. The battery range of the electric vehicle, generally more restricted than that of a thermal vehicle of comparable price, imposes more frequent refueling. Besides, the duration of charging events for electric vehicless.
Yes. This is not systematic, but the massive spread of the electric vehicle can for example lead the public authorities to impose the deployment of programming devices or intelligent load management systems to avoid an unsustainable increase in the early-evening peak in power consumption.
Yes. Fuel taxes usually generate significant revenues for public authorities. The massive spread of the electric vehicle is likely to destabilize the budgetary balance of public finances and to bring about an at least partial recasting of taxation in the countries concerned.
Which of these 3 proposals causes the greatest decrease in daily mobility observed in a given area, all other things being equal?
Yes. From the age of 50, the mobility of people gradually decreases in number of journeys, kilometers traveled and time spent in modes of transport. If the population gets older the mobility goes down.
The electric mobility system: (Select the correct answer(s))
Yes. Only the engine and the power source change, in its production as in its operation for the driver (recharge). Electric vehicle power and battery range are catching up with those of thermal vehicles. Both types of vehicles drive on the same infrastructure, their drivers apply for a single driving license and / or comply with driving legislation.
Yes. In fact, only the engine and the power source change, in its production as in its operation for the driver (recharge). Electric vehicle power and battery range are catching up with those of thermal vehicles.s.
Which of these proposals will have the greatest impact on the dynamics of diffusion of electric mobility: (Select the correct answer(s))