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Socio-economic factors influencing the electric vehicle buying process in Iceland
Halmstad University, School of Business and Engineering (SET).
Halmstad University, School of Business and Engineering (SET).
2011 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The aim of this research is the analysis of socio-economic factors that wouldinfluence consumer buying process of electric vehicles in Iceland. The purpose of the researchis to detect the most crucial factors influencing Icelanders decisions for and againstpurchasing an electric vehicle, instead of car with internal combustion engine. This researchverified people‟s opinions and can bring companies closer to real mindsets of Icelandicpotential buyers. Moreover, this paper might give a possibility to eliminate wrong thinkingand barriers by better adjusted marketing. Additionally, analyzed advantages might showwhat the main reason of shifting to this alternative technology is. Moreover, it shows whatmight be the customer acceptance price range.

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2011. , 66 p.
Keyword [en]
electric vehicles, transportation, car, cars, EV, technology, implementation, buyer behavior, alternative transportation, hydrogen, Iceland, renewable energy, green energy, geothermal, hydro, social, economic
National Category
Other Social Sciences not elsewhere specified Economics and Business Production Engineering, Human Work Science and Ergonomics Business Administration
URN: urn:nbn:se:hh:diva-15873OAI: diva2:433051
Subject / course
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2011-08-09 Created: 2011-08-08 Last updated: 2011-08-09Bibliographically approved

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