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Author Nieuwenhuis, Paul
Title The Business of Sustainable Mobility : From Vision to Reality
Imprint Sheffield : Taylor & Francis Group, 2006
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (257 pages)
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Note Cover -- Half Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Foreword -- 1 The business of sustainable mobility -- 2 Transition management for sustainable personal mobility: the case of hydrogen fuel cells -- 3 Future imperfect: the enduring struggle for electric vehicles -- 4 Competing technologies and the struggle towards a new dominant design: the emergence of the hybrid vehicle at the expense of the fuel-cell vehicle? -- 5 Institutional change in the automotive industry: or how fuel-cell technology is being institutionalised -- 6 System innovation in the automotive industry: achieving sustainability through micro-factory retailing -- 7 Business models for relocalisation to deliver sustainability -- 8 Modularity for greening the automobile -- 9 Social learning through technological inventions in low-impact individual mobility: the cases of Sparrow and Gizmo -- 10 The seven characteristics of successful sustainable system innovations -- 11 Government behind the wheel and backseat driving: co-ordination and informational challenges of voluntary partnerships as programmes for stimulating sustainable technology -- 12 Process- and product-oriented environmental policy within the car chain: examples from BMW and General Motors -- 13 The switch to CNG in two urban areas in India: how was this achieved? -- 14 Local needs in urban transport -- 15 Web-based environmental management systems for SMEs: enhancing the diffusion of environmental management in the transportation sector -- 16 The reinvention of the automobile -- 17 Conclusions: where next and when can we buy one? -- 18 Epilogue: a day in a life in 2049 -- Abbreviations -- About the contributors -- Index
In many parts of the world, there is a crisis of mobility. This book shows that "technology" may well not be enough in itself and that for a genuinely sustainable transport future far more radical change - affecting many aspects of society - is needed. It is useful for academics, practitioners, and policy-makers
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Nieuwenhuis, Paul The Business of Sustainable Mobility : From Vision to Reality Sheffield : Taylor & Francis Group,c2006 9781874719809
Subject Transportation -- Social aspects.;Transportation -- Environmental aspects.;Transportation and state.;Sustainable development.;Strategic alliances (Business)
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Alt Author Vergragt, Philip
Wells, Peter
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