In the first half of 2013, Americans doubled the number of PEVs they purchased compared to the same period in 2012, and this summer, PEV sales reached a new record high. More than 11,000 PEVs were sold in August 2013 -- that's a 29 percent improvement in sales over the previous monthly record. Learn now about the clean technology revolution that is here today.
Vehicles, and the fuel it takes to power them, are an essential part of our American infrastructure and economy, moving people and goods across the country.
From funding research into technologies that will save Americans money at the pump to increasing the fuel economy of gasoline-powered vehicles to encouraging the development and deployment of electric and alternative fuel vehicles, the Energy Department is committed to providing consumers with a full range of vehicle choices while decreasing our dependence on foreign oil and reducing impacts on the environment.