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Virtual user communities contributing to upscaling innovations in transitions: the case of electric vehicles

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Users are increasingly acknowledged as important actors fostering those fundamental socio-technical innovations needed to achieve a sustainable society. In the literature, users have so far been portrayed mostly to play a role in early phases of technology formation. However, more recently users have become important players in the upscaling of various innovations. With the advent of new social media, users may interact effortlessly across large distances, exchange knowledge and so increase t...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/j.eist.2019.01.002

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
School of Geography and the Environment
Subgroup:
Transport Studies Unit
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ORCID:
0000-0002-8635-0911
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
School of Geography and the Environment
Subgroup:
Transport Studies Unit
Oxford college:
St Anne's College
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions Journal website
Volume:
31
Pages:
96-109
Publication date:
2019-01-17
Acceptance date:
2019-01-05
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EISSN:
2210-4232
ISSN:
2210-4224
Pubs id:
pubs:968874
URN:
uri:e2afeb7b-c205-448f-a272-32561be9e636
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uuid:e2afeb7b-c205-448f-a272-32561be9e636
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pubs:968874

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