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What comes first? Infrastructure or Vehicles?

A chicken and egg situation, where both are required in parallel.
Infrastructure icon Challenge 2: Infrastructure and vehicles

When looking into the factors that drive consumer choices around electric vehicles, infrastructure is usually cited as one of the main reasons alongside the price and the range of batteries.

In this context, researchers often speak of a “chicken and egg” dilemma: one cannot be solved before the other is solved, meaning that we won’t have more electric vehicles on the road unless there is more charging infrastructure and vice versa.

In this video, we cover the three things to get right to solve the issue:

  • Volume: the right amount of charging points
  • Location: in the right place
  • Type: with the right type of charging, namely slow or fast charging
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Electrification of Urban Mobility: How to Get it Right

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