Vienna Motor Symposium
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Lectures of the 39th International Vienna Motor Symposium

The 39th International Vienna Motor Symposium took place from
26 - 27 April 2018 in the fully booked Congress Center Hofburg Vienna.
All the lectures of this top level symposium are published in the “Fortschritt-Berichte VDI”, in two volumes, and are obtainable from the Austrian Society of Automotive Engineers at a price of € 220.- plus mailing costs.

A USB Stick with all
lectures available in English is also included.

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Battery Electric Vehicles in Practice - Costs, Range, Environment, Convenience

Politicians and the media, in particular, consider electrification of individual motor vehicles as an efficient means to significantly lower greenhouse gas emissions and heighten energy efficiency.

Studies, such as the one conducted by the Austrian Society of Automotive Engineers (OeVK) entitled  “Future Mobility – Does Electromobility Offer a Solution?” have demonstrated that purely electric passenger cars can make a contribution to lowering greenhouse gas emissions only if a highly regenerative mix of electricity is available.
One question remains to be answered: to what extent do electric battery passenger cars offer advantages with regard to energy efficiency and greenhouse gas emissions if real world operating conditions are studied over an entire year taking into account available energy supply options.

The present study is based on an analysis of all these issues and contains valuable information with regard to energy demand, as well as a comparison of annual greenhouse gas emissions, energy costs and driving ranges under varying ambient temperatures and driving conditions, charging times, etc.
Those who are interested in electric vehicles can draw realistic conclusions from this study.
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