Electrified vehicles and the smart grid: The ITS perspective

Xiang Cheng, Xiaoya Hu, Liuqing Yang, Iqbal Husain, Koichi Inoue, Philip Krein, Russell Lefevre, Yaoyu Li, Hiroaki Nishi, Joachim G. Taiber, Fei Yue Wang, Yabing Zha, Wen Gao, Zhengxi Li

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Vehicle electrification is envisioned to be a significant component of the forthcoming smart grid. In this paper, a smart grid vision of the electric vehicles for the next 30 years and beyond is presented from six perspectives pertinent to intelligent transportation systems: 1) vehicles; 2) infrastructure; 3) travelers; 4) systems, operations, and scenarios; 5) communications; and 6) social, economic, and political.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number6869118
Pages (from-to)1388-1404
Number of pages17
JournalIEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 2014
Externally publishedYes


  • Energy efficiency
  • intelligent transportation systems
  • smart grid


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