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#1051, October 15, 2018, All-Electric Vehicles Make Up 53% of Plug-In Vehicle Sales to Date

1050 Vehicles per Thousand People in China in 2016 was Similar to the United States in 1923 October 8, 2018
1049 The United States Consumed 20% of World Petroleum in 2017 October 1, 2018
1048 The United States Supplies 16% of World Petroleum September 24, 2018
1047 Daily Vehicle Miles Traveled Varies with the Number of Household Vehicles September 17, 2018
1046 The Average Household Vehicle Was Driven 10,200 Miles in 2017 September 10, 2018
1045 77%-82% of Energy Put into an Electric Car is Used to Move the Car Down the Road September 3, 2018
1044 12-30% of Energy Put into a Conventional Car is Used to Move the Car Down the Road August 27, 2018
1043 Engine Compression Ratio and Gasoline Octane Rating Diverge Following Ban of Leaded Gasoline August 20, 2018
1042 In 2017 Nearly 60% of All Vehicle Trips Were Less than Six Miles August 13, 2018
1041 Households Take Fewer Vehicle Trips in 2017 August 6, 2018
1040 Average Vehicle Occupancy Remains Unchanged From 2009 to 2017 July 30, 2018
1039 Transportation Expenditure Types Vary by Income Category July 23, 2018
1038 Companies Now Offer Vehicle Subscription Services July 16, 2018
1037 Model Year 2017 Vehicles Were More Fuel Efficient with Improved Horsepower and Acceleration July 9, 2018
1036 Transportation was Nearly 16% of Household Expenditures in 2016 July 2, 2018
1035 Pennsylvania Has the Highest State Gasoline Taxes June 25, 2018
1034 Short-Haul Shipments of Gasoline Transported Primarily by Truck and Pipeline While Long-Haul Shipments Transported Primarily by Rail and Water June 18, 2018
1033 Washington State Has the Greatest Fuel Cost Savings for an Electric Vehicle Versus a Gasoline Vehicle June 11, 2018
1032 Workers in New York State Had the Longest Commute Times in 2016 June 4, 2018
1031 Three-fourths of All Workers Drove Alone to Work in 2016 May 28, 2018
1030 Plug-in Vehicles Consumed Nearly Two Terawatt-hours of Electricity in 2017 May 21, 2018
1029 Plug-in Vehicles Displaced 216 Million Gallons of Gasoline in 2017 May 14, 2018
1028 The Price of a Gallon of Premium Gasoline Averaged 50 Cents Higher than Regular Gasoline in 2017 May 7, 2018
1027 Manufacturers Recommend Premium Gasoline for 47% of New Vehicle Models in 2017 April 30, 2018
1026 Nearly Two-Thirds of U.S. Plug-In Vehicles Were Assembled in the United States April 23, 2018
1025 China’s Plug-in Vehicle Market Share was More Than Double That of the U.S. for 2017 April 16, 2018
1024 Changes in Vehicle Miles of Travel Often Mirror Gasoline Price Changes April 9, 2018
1023 Gross Domestic Product Continues to Outpace Vehicle Miles Traveled April 2, 2018
1022 U.S. Crude Oil Exports Skyrocketed in 2016 and 2017 March 26, 2018
1021 Texas, North Dakota, and the Gulf of Mexico Account for Two-Thirds of U.S. Crude Oil Production March 19, 2018
1020 Transportation-related Employment was 16% Higher in 2017 Than in 1990 March 12
1019 About 11 Million Employees were in Transportation-related Jobs in 2017 March 5
1018 About Half of All New Cars and Light Trucks Have Gasoline Direct Injection February 26
1017 Non-Hybrid Stop-Start Systems Doubled for Light Trucks from 2016 to 2017 February 19
1016 Thirty Percent of Model Year 2017 Cars Have Continuously Variable Transmissions February 12
1015 Nearly Half of All New Cars Sold In 2017 Achieved Fuel Economy Above 30 Miles per Gallon February 5
1014 Vehicle-Miles in 2016 were Seven Times More Than in 1950 January 29
1013 Highest Average Gas Prices are in the West January 22
1012 On-Road Vehicles Are Responsible for Three-Fourths of Transportation Energy Use January 15
1011 Light Vehicle Market in 2017 Shows High September Sales January 8
1010 All-Electric Light Vehicle Ranges Can Exceed Those of Some Gasoline Light Vehicles January 1