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Evaluating On-Road Emissions Impacts of HEVs, PHEVs and EVs: An Integrated Modeling Framework

Kejia Hu, Jianyou Zhao, Yuche Chen, L.D. White

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This paper develops a framework to evaluate HEVs, PHEVs and EVs on-road emissions impact, by integrating endogenous vehicle consumer choice model and MOVES-based regional emission transportation model. A case study based on Harris County, Texas data is implemented to examine the on-road emissions under different market penetrations (due to different future energy price) and government policies. The results show different on-road transportation emissions level for Carbon Dioxide (CO2), Carbon Monoxide (CO), Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) and Total Hydrocarbon (THC). In addition, cost effectiveness of reducing on-road emissions by extending tax credit for plug-in electric vehicles (PEV) is calculated and reported. 

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