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#1030, May 21, 2018, Plug-in Vehicles Consumed Nearly Two Terawatt-hours of Electricity in 2017

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