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<p><span style="font-size: small; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Survey consists of responses from eight manufacturers of small and neighborhood electric vehicles in the United States. Questions/topics include:</span></p>
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<li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Name, location, and website address of the manufacturer.</span></li>
<li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Range of the vehicle</span></li>
<li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Top speed of the vehicle.</span></li>
<li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Passenger capacity</span></li>
<li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Dimensions</span></li>
<li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Type of battery technology used.</span></li>
<li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Life of one set of batteries.</span></li>
<li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Weight of vehicle, including batteries.</span></li>
<li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Cost of vehicle</span></li>
<li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">What do you consider to be the best features of this vehicle?</span></li>
<li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Is this vehicle sold in the U.S. ?</span></li>
<li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Does this vehicle meet federal motor vehicle safety standards for passenger vehicles?</span></li>
<li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Has this vehicle been used for commuting to work?&nbsp; If so, how and where?</span></li>
<li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">What do you consider to be the ideal urban applications of this vehicle?</span></li>
<li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">What do you consider to be the main barriers against the widespread use of small electric vehicles?</span></li>
<li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">How can these barriers be overcome?</span></li>
<li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Has this vehicle participated in any special project in the U.S. or elsewhere to encourage the use of small electric vehicles?</span></li>
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Date Published
2007-12-07
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