Title: “Light electric vehicles as a means to improve air quality in urban environment”
Topic: 2. A breath of fresh air
Sub-topic: b. Monitoring and improving air quality
Electromobility is widely pursued in urban areas as a means to make European transport more innovative, efficient, sustainable and clean. This special interest session aims to discuss the means to shift the urban mobility to electrified vehicles, especially presenting the European efforts towards the introduction and users’ familiarization with the light electric vehicles in urban environments. The presenters, coming from 4 EU projects, will present the status of on-going demonstrations within EU cities, their plans to achieve and boost the users’ mind-shift and an overview of the impacts on air quality and opportunities and barriers for cities and providers.