Regional Characteristics and the distribution of car engine sizes: a case study of Ireland

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dc.contributor.author Fu, Miao
dc.contributor.author Ahern, Aoife
dc.contributor.author Kelly, J. Andrew
dc.date.accessioned 2011-08-29T10:27:26Z
dc.date.available 2011-08-29T10:27:26Z
dc.date.copyright 2011 Elsevier Ltd. en
dc.date.issued 2011-10
dc.identifier.citation Transportation Research Part D : Transport and Environment en
dc.identifier.issn 1361-9209
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/3125
dc.description.abstract This paper examines whether regional characteristics can have a significant impact on the engine sizes of the car fleet in Ireland. Disposable income is found to be the dominant factor in determining the purchase probabilities of car engine size, but in addition a combination of high population density and the availability of rail transport can reduce the demand for medium and large engine sized vehicles, as well as for new cars generally. Bus services, however, only serve as a substitute for small engine cars. en
dc.description.sponsorship Other funder en
dc.format.extent 2167808 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/msword
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Elsevier en
dc.relation.requires Architecture, Landscape & Civil Engineering Research Collection en
dc.relation.requires Economics Research Collection en
dc.relation.requires GPEP Research Collection en
dc.rights This is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Transportation Research. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Transportation Research Part D : Transport and Environment, 16 (7): 509-5142 DOI: 10.1016/j.trd.2011.05.004. en
dc.subject Car engine sizes en
dc.subject Emissions en
dc.subject Regional characteristics and car purchases en
dc.subject.lcsh Automobiles--Sizes--Ireland en
dc.subject.lcsh Automobiles--Statistics--Ireland en
dc.subject.lcsh Automobiles--Statistics--Regional disparities en
dc.subject.lcsh Automobiles--Sizes--Regional disparities en
dc.subject.lcsh Choice of transportation--Ireland en
dc.title Regional Characteristics and the distribution of car engine sizes: a case study of Ireland en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.internal.webversions Publisher's version en
dc.internal.webversions http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trd.2011.05.004 en
dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.volume 16 en
dc.identifier.issue 7 en
dc.identifier.startpage 509 en
dc.identifier.endpage 514 en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/j.trd.2011.05.004
dc.neeo.contributor Fu|Miao|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Ahern|Aoife|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Kelly|J. Andrew|aut| en
dc.description.othersponsorship Environmental Protection Agency en


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