Electric Cars: Introduction

1 hour coourse
Certification paid
Course by EdX
What will you learn?
Role of electric vehicles in the energy transition
Basics of electric car and charging technology
Types of electric cars and how do they work
Introduction to the business of electric vehicles and its future potential
Policy ambitions and policy instruments for electric mobility
About the course

Electric vehicles are the future of transportation. Electric mobility has become an essential part of the energy transition, and will imply significant changes for vehicle manufacturers, governments, companies and individuals.

If you are interested in learning about the electric vehicle technology and how it can work for your business or create societal impact, then this is the course for you.

The experts of TU Delft, together with other knowledge institutes and companies in the Netherlands, will prepare you for upcoming developments amid the transition to electric vehicles.

You'll explore the most important aspects of this new market, including state-of-the-art technology of electric vehicles and charging infrastructure; profitable business models for electric mobility; and effective policies for governmental bodies, which will accelerate the uptake of electric mobility.

The course includes video lectures, presentations and exercises, which are all reinforced with real-world case studies from projects that were implemented in the Netherlands.

The production of this course would not have been possible without the contributions of the Dutch Innovation Centre for Electric Road Transport (D-INCERT) and is taught by experts from both industry and academia, who share their knowledge and insights.

Electric Cars: Introduction
Get a basic understanding of electric cars and learn about leading technologies, development of profitable business models and effective policies.
Pavol Bauer
Pavol Bauer
Full Professor, Department of Electrical Sustainable Energy TU Delft
Margot Weijnen
Margot Weijnen
Chair of Process and Energy Systems Engineering TU Delft
Frank Rieck
Frank Rieck
Research Professor Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences
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