Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/12046
Title: An intelligent battery information management system to support information sharing and vehicle routing planning for battery distribution in Hong Kong
Authors: Wong, DWC
Choy, KL 
Lin, C
Lam, HY
Lee, CKH 
Chow, HKH
Pang, GKH
Keywords: Battery switching
Electric vehicle
Genetic algorithm
Heuristics rules
Sustainable development
Vehicle routing planning
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: Inderscience Enterprises Ltd.
Source: International journal of innovation and sustainable development, 2015, v. 9, no. 1, p. 1-27 How to cite?
Journal: International Journal of Innovation and Sustainable Development 
Abstract: Recently, the deployment of electric vehicles (EV) has been recognised as a key element for establishing sustainable transport systems within countries. Research studies have been conducted to tackle challenges regarding the commercial introduction of EV. However, the current plug-in EV infrastructure poses operational limitations, causing users refusing to change from fossil-fuelled vehicles to EV. To eliminate the limitations of long charging time and huge infrastructure costs of the current EV models, an intelligent battery information management system (IBIS) is designed for supporting battery switching logistics operations. The system shows the potential value of the battery switching management and the minimization of the supply chain cost. A case study in launching the proposed model in Hong Kong is conducted. The result provides a practical solution to balance the level of battery charging efficiency in the battery management hub, service rate of battery switching stations, and the inventory cost of holding batteries.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/12046
ISSN: 1740-8822
DOI: 10.1504/IJISD.2015.067346
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