How Vehicle Connectivity Based Eco-Routing Choices Will Impact Driver Decision Making
Shan Bao, Associate Research Scientist – The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute
Associate Professor – The University of Michigan-Dearborn
James Sayer, Director and Research Scientist – The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute
The development of advanced technologies has provided options of energy-saving route alternatives, Eco-routing choices. Eco-routing is the identification of the most energy-efficient route for a vehicle to travel between two points and is offered as a way in which drivers can reduce fuel consumption and consequently reduce the carbon footprint of their journeys. This work proposes methods of assessing and modeling how vehicle connectivity based eco-routing choices impact on drivers’ decision making when provided with different sources of information.
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