This book provides specific topics intending to contribute to an improved knowledge on Technology Evaluation and Selection in a Life Cycle Perspectives. Although each chapter will present possible approaches and solutions, there are no recipes for success. Each reader will find his/her balance in applying the different topics to his/her own specific situation. Case studies presented throughout will help in deciding what fits best to each situation, but most of all any ultimate success will come out of the interplay between the available solutions and the specific problem or opportunity the reader is faced with.Recent developments in battery technology and vehicle electrification are driving the automotive industry into a new ... The market demand of various types of electrified vehicles is still uncertain, and largely affected by gasoline prices as well as ... In addition, traditional uncertainties influencing consumer preference confound with uncertainty in battery technology. ... in electrified vehicles (e.g. the 2012 Nissan Leaf BEV and 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid), with new challenges in the controlanbsp;...
|Title||:||Technology and Manufacturing Process Selection|
|Author||:||Elsa Henriques, Paulo Pecas, Arlindo Silva|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-12-19|