Electric Vehicles - Problems and Issues

  • Elżbieta MacioszekEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1091)


Electric vehicles have been gradually growing in popularity. There are countries, such as China, USA and some European countries in particular (including the United Kingdom, Norway, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, France), where the number of electric vehicles has been increasing on a year to year basis. In Poland, on the other hand, the market of electric vehicles is still very immature, the proof of which can be perceived in the lack of vehicle charging infrastructure or the negligible demand for such services in places where this infrastructure has actually been built, not to mention the minute sales of electric vehicles. This paper addresses results of an analysis of problems and issues connected with electric vehicles, both worldwide and in Poland.


Electromobility Electric vehicles Battery-electric vehicles Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles Charging points 



The present research has been financed from the means of the National Centre for Research and Development as a part of the international project within the scope of ERA-NET CoFund Electric Mobility Europe Programme “Electric travelling - platform to support the implementation of electromobility in Smart Cities based on ICT applications”.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Transport Systems and Traffic Engineering Department, Faculty of TransportSilesian University of TechnologyKatowicePoland

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