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Transition to a sustainable fleet

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Primo Perez, C, Transition to a sustainable fleet, National Conference Programme for the Preparing for the Electric Vehicle Era, 09-10 November 2017, Devonport, Tasmania (2017) [Conference Extract]


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The University of Tasmania owns and leases approx. 140 vehicles for university business travel. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions, increasing procurement of fuel-efficient vehicles and exploring use of alternative fuels, are important elements of the University’s sustainability agenda for vehicle fleet management. The four hybrid and three electric vehicles avoided 1.5 tCO2-e emissions, and $750 in fuel costs in 2015-16. The presentation discusses the University’s motivations, barriers and issues in using EVs.

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Item Type:Conference Extract
Keywords:sustainable transport, electric vehicles
Research Division:Environmental Sciences
Research Group:Environmental Science and Management
Research Field:Environmental Science and Management not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Transport
Objective Group:Environmentally Sustainable Transport
Objective Field:Environmentally Sustainable Transport not elsewhere classified
Author:Primo Perez, C (Dr Carmen Primo Perez)
ID Code:122537
Year Published:2017
Deposited By:Directorate
Deposited On:2017-11-16
Last Modified:2017-12-13
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