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Road transport energy consumption in the G7 and BRICS: 1973–2010

Gao, Yi-Xuan; Liao, Hua; Burke, Paul J.; Wei, Yi-Ming


Road transport will account for a large share of developing countries’ future energy demand. This paper reviews the trends in road transport energy consumption in 12 countries (Group of Seven (G7) and BRICS) over the period 1973–2010. We report several stylised facts: road transport energy use and its share in total energy use have been rising; there were large differences in road transport energy use per capita across countries, resulting from differences in country size, resource endowments,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Global Energy Issues
DOI: 10.1504/IJGEI.2015.070260
Access Rights: Open Access


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