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dc.contributor.authorAchtnicht, Martinen_US
dc.contributor.authorBühler, Georgen_US
dc.contributor.authorHermeling, Claudiaen_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-04-04en_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-04-18T11:42:48Z-
dc.date.available2012-04-18T11:42:48Z-
dc.date.issued2012en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/57182-
dc.description.abstractIn this paper, we study the impact of fuel availability on demand for alternative-fuel vehicles, using data from a survey of some 600 potential car buyers in Germany. The survey was conducted as a computer-assisted personal interview and included a choice experiment involving cars with various fuel types. Applying a standard logit model, we show that fuel availability influences choices positively, but its marginal utility diminishes with supply. Furthermore, we derive consumers' marginal willingness to pay for an expanded service station network. The results suggest that a failure to expand the availability of alternative fuel stations represents a significant barrier to the widespread adoption of alternative-fuel vehicles.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aZentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung (ZEW) |cMannheimen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aZEW Discussion Papers |x08-088 [rev.]en_US
dc.subject.jelC25en_US
dc.subject.jelD12en_US
dc.subject.jelR41en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordAlternative Fuelsen_US
dc.subject.keywordAutomobileen_US
dc.subject.keywordFueling Infrastructureen_US
dc.subject.keywordStated Preferenceen_US
dc.subject.stwKraftstoffen_US
dc.subject.stwRegenerative Energieen_US
dc.subject.stwTankstelleen_US
dc.subject.stwInfrastrukturen_US
dc.subject.stwKonsumentenverhaltenen_US
dc.subject.stwKraftfahrzeugen_US
dc.subject.stwUmweltverträgliches Produkten_US
dc.subject.stwDeutschlanden_US
dc.titleImpact of service station networks on purchase decisions of alternative-fuel vehiclesen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn690160364en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:zewdip:08088r-

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