This Week's Fact

#1215, December 6, 2021, Data from the First Quarter of 2021 Show Nearly 10,000 Workplace Chargers Have Been Installed

1214 Electric and Fuel Cell Heavy-Duty Trucks Could Have Lower Total Cost of Ownership Than Diesels in the Future November 29, 2021
1213 Education about Electric Vehicles Increases Likelihood Buyers Will Consider Purchasing Them November 22, 2021
1212 High Adoption of Shared Micromobility in the U.S. Can Save 2.3 billion Gasoline-Equivalent Gallons per Year  November 15, 2021
1211 Energy Zones Mapping Tool Now Allows for Locating New Electric Vehicle Charging Stations with Equity Considerations November 8, 2021
1210 Sixty Percent of Electric Vehicle DC Fast Charging Ports Had Power Levels Greater Than 50 kW in the First Quarter of 2021 November 1, 2021
1209

California, Washington, and Hawaii Had the Highest Share of Transportation-Related Carbon Dioxide Emissions in 2018

October 25, 2021
1208 Life Cycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions for a 2020 Electric Small SUV Were Half Those of a Conventional Gasoline Small SUV October 18, 2021
1207

In 2020 the South-Central Region Had the Highest Share of Heavy-Duty Diesel Trucks Equipped with Technologies to Reduce Nitrogen Oxides and Particulate Matter

October 11, 2021
1206 DOE Estimates That Electric Vehicle Battery Pack Costs in 2021 Are 87% Lower Than in 2008 October 4, 2021
1205 Fourteen Different Models of Plug-in Electric Small SUVs Were Available in Model Year 2021 September 27, 2021
1204

Fuel Wasted Due to U.S. Traffic Congestion in 2020 Cut in Half from 2019 to 2020

September 20, 2021
1203 Light-Duty Plug-In Electric Vehicles Displaced 500 Million Gallons of Gasoline in the U.S. in 2020 September 13, 2021
1202 U.S. Light-Duty Electric Vehicle Miles Traveled Reached 13.7 Billion Miles in 2020 September 6, 2021
1201 Eleven Gasoline Powered Light-Duty Vehicle Models Achieved 50 MPG or Higher in 2021 August 30, 2021
1200 Sales of New Electric Vehicles in the U.S. Were Up for 2020 While Conventional New Light-Duty Vehicle Sales Were Down August 23, 2021
1199 U.S. Monthly Gasoline Price Has Averaged $2–$3 per Gallon Since December 2014, when Adjusted for Inflation August 16, 2021
1198 Average Age of U.S. Light-Duty Vehicles Reached a New High of 12.1 Years in 2020 August 9, 2021
1197 Petroleum Use by U.S. Transportation Sector Declined to 12 Million Barrels per Day in 2020 August 2, 2021
1196 Estimates for Model Year 2025 Diesel Trucks Show Class 4 Delivery Trucks Have Lowest Total Cost of Driving, but Tractors with Sleeper Cabs Have Lowest Per-Mile Cost of Driving July 26, 2021
1195 The Small SUV Segment Has Seen the Greatest Improvement in Fuel Economy of All Light-duty Vehicles July 19, 2021
1194 For-Hire Freight Volume Was Not Impacted as Severely as For-Hire Passenger Volume During Pandemic July 12, 2021
1193 Nearly 76 Gigawatt-hours of Battery Cell Capacity Was Produced for U.S. Plug-in Vehicle Market from 2010 to 2020 July 5, 2021
1192 Most U.S. Light-Duty Plug-In Electric Vehicle Battery Cells and Packs Produced Domestically from 2018 to 2020 June 28, 2021
1191 Fourteen States Considering Zero-Emission Light-Duty Sales Requirements June 21, 2021
1190 Battery-Electric Vehicles Have Lower Scheduled Maintenance Costs than Other Light-Duty Vehicles June 14, 2021
1189 U.S. Net Petroleum Imports Negative for 2020 June 7, 2021
1188 Consumers Can Estimate Upstream Greenhouse Gas Emissions for Electric and Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles May 31, 2021
1187 The Share of U.S. Workers Who Work from Home Grew from 20% to 71% in 2020 May 24, 2021
1186 The National Average Cost of Fuel for an Electric Vehicle is about 60% Less than for a Gasoline Vehicle May 17, 2021
1185 Nearly One-Third of All Light-Duty Trucks and 7% of Cars Produced in Model Year 2020 had 9- or 10-speed Transmissions May 10, 2021
1184 Half of all States Now Have at Least 1,000 Non-residential Electric Vehicle Charging Units May 3, 2021
1183 New Cars Purchased with Low Fuel Economy Ratings Continue to be Assessed a Gas Guzzler Tax April 26, 2021
1182 Nearly 50 Light-Duty Plug-In Electric Vehicle Models Were Available in Model Year 2020 April 19, 2021
1181 Gross Domestic Product and Vehicle Miles Traveled Declined in 2020 April 12, 2021
1180 U.S. Vehicle Miles Traveled in April 2020 Was 40% Below April 2019 April 5, 2021
1179 All-Electric Vehicles Have the Lowest Estimated Annual Fuel Cost of All Light-Duty Vehicles March 29, 2021
1178 Gasoline Direct Injection was Installed on 55% of all Light-Duty Vehicles Produced in 2020 March 22, 2021
1177 Preliminary Data Show Average Fuel Economy of New Light-Duty Vehicles Reached a Record High of 25.7 MPG in 2020 March 15, 2021
1176 The Average Household Spent 3.27% of its Income on Vehicle Fuel in 2018 March 8, 2021
1175 Vehicles Registered in the District of Columbia Averaged 22 Miles per Gallon in 2018 March 1, 2021
1174 Over 20,000 New Electric Vehicle Charging Outlets Were Installed in the United States in 2019 February 22, 2021
1173 California Had the Highest Number of Plug-in Electric Vehicle Registrations per 1,000 People in 2018 February 15, 2021
1172 New Light-Duty Vehicle Sales Declined by 15% from 2019 to 2020 February 8, 2021
1171 Crude Oil Feedstock is the Dominant Cost Component in the Retail Price of Gasoline, Exceeding Costs of Refining, Distribution, Marketing, and Taxes February 1, 2021
1170 In 2019, Average Annual Retail Gasoline Prices Ranged from a Low of $2.26/gallon in Mississippi to a High of $3.67/gallon in Hawaii January 25, 2021
1169 Vermont Had the Highest Number of Public Electric Vehicle Chargers per Capita in November 2020 January 18, 2021
1168 Average New Light Truck Price in 2019 was 43% Higher than the Average New Car Price January 11, 2021
1167 Median Driving Range of All-Electric Vehicles Tops 250 Miles for Model Year 2020 January 4, 2021