Global warming and the dependency on fossil fuels force the car industry
and public administration to think about introducing alternative fuel vehicles.
For this purpose, the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research
ISI developed a detailed simulation model for the market diffusion of
alternative fuel vehicles: the ALADIN model. The acronym ALADIN stands for ALternative Automobiles Diffusion and INfrastructure.
To date, the simulation comprises the market diffusion of passenger cars and
heavy-duty vehicles in Germany and Europe.
Simulation of market diffusion for Germany until 2020 [Plötz et al. 2013]
P.; Gnann, T.; Kühn, A.; Wietschel, M.: market evolution scenarios for electric vehicles. Study commissioned by acatech - Deutsche
Akademie der Technikwissenschaften and working group 7 of the Nationale
Plattform Elektromobilität (NPE). Karlsruhe: Fraunhofer ISI, 2013, S.211