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Demand for mini cars and large cars; decay effects, and gasoline demand in Japan

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This article explains why: (a) consumers underinvest in new car fuel economy by opting to buy large vehicles; (b) macro shifts in vehicle classes have occurred in the last decades; and how (c) the effects of vehicle fuel economy and shifts in vehicle type influence the growth path of gasoline demand, which is the key to designing effective energy efficiency goals for transport. From 2008, 1.9 EXJ (Exajoules) of energy were consumed in Japan by private vehicles producing 124 MtCO2 e...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.enpol.2012.06.061

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Transport Studies Unit
Oxford college:
St Anne's College
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Energy Policy Journal website
Volume:
50
Pages:
217-227
Publication date:
2012-11-01
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ISSN:
0301-4215
Language:
English
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2014-06-17

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