This Week's Fact

#1256, September 19, 2022Per Capita Transportation Energy Use Across the 50 States and the District of Columbia Ranged from 25 to 225 Million Btu in 2020

1255 Hybrid-Electric SUVs’ Share of Light-Duty Vehicle Production Nearly Doubled from Model Year 2020 to 2021 September 12, 2022
1254 2021 Hybrid-Electric Vehicle Sales Increased by 76% over 2020 September 5, 2022
1253 Fourteen Model Year 2022 Light-Duty Electric Vehicle Models Have a Driving Range of 300 Miles or Greater August 29, 2022
1252 Advanced Technology Vehicles Gain Production Share from Conventional Gasoline Vehicles August 22, 2022
1251 Electric Vehicles Have the Lowest Annual Fuel Cost of All Light-Duty Vehicles August 15, 2022
1250 U.S. 12-Month Vehicle Travel for March 2022 Matched the December 2019 Total August 8, 2022
1249 Since April 2020, Average Used Light-Duty Vehicle Prices Have Been Volatile August 1, 2022
1248 The Average U.S. Household Spent Nearly $10,000 on Transportation in 2020 July 25, 2022
1247 Transportation Contributed 8% to U.S. Gross Domestic Product in 2020  July 18, 2022
1246 Cumulative Plug-in Vehicle Sales in the United States Reached 2.6 million in April 2022 July 11, 2022
1245 EPA Estimated Annual Fuel Cost for Model Year 2022 Light-Duty Vehicles Ranges from $500 to $8,250 July 4, 2022
1244 In Most States the Average Retail Price for Residential Electricity was Less Than 15 Cents per Kilowatt-hour in 2021 June 27, 2022
1243 Twenty-Two Percent of Model Year 2022 Light-duty Vehicle Models Require Premium Fuel June 20, 2022
1242 Production Capacity of Renewable Natural Gas Projects was 574 million Diesel-Gallon Equivalents in 2021 June 13, 2022
1241 Choosing the Right Vehicle for Your Next Road Trip Can Save Fuel and Money  June 6, 2022
1240 Slow Down to Save Fuel: Fuel Economy Decreases About 27% When Traveling at 80 mph Versus 60 mph May 30, 2022
1239 Idling an Engine for as Little as 10 Seconds Will Use More Fuel than Stopping and Restarting the Vehicle May 23, 2022
1238 The Average Nationwide Monthly Gasoline Price Was Highest in July 2008 When Adjusted for Inflation May 16, 2022
1237 Fuel Economy for All Vehicle Classes Has Improved Substantially Over the Past Two Decades May 9, 2022
1236 In 2021, 12.5% of New Light-Duty Vehicle Registrations in California were Plug-in Electric Vehicles  May 2, 2022
1235 Motor Vehicles Were the Top Commodity by Value Shipped from Seven States  April 25, 2022
1234 Volumetric Energy Density of Lithium-ion Batteries Increased by More than Eight Times Between 2008 and 2020 April 18, 2022
1233 Texas Leads the Nation in Both Crude Oil Production and Electricity Generation April 11, 2022
1232 Net Petroleum Imports to the United States Continue to Decline April 4, 2022
1231 Over Half of U.S. Petroleum Imports in 2021 Came from Canada While Imports from OPEC Declined to 11% March 28, 2022
1230 More than Half of all Daily Trips Were Less than Three Miles in 2021 March 21, 2022
1229 Number of Daily Trips Taken by Americans in 2021 Rebounded from 2020 Lows  March 14, 2022
1228 Cobalt is the Most Expensive Material Used in Lithium-ion Battery Cathodes March 7, 2022
1227 Light-Duty Plug-in Electric Vehicle Sales in the United States Nearly Doubled from 2020 to 2021 February 28, 2022
1226 Manufacturers Are Adopting a Wide Array of Vehicle Technologies that Improve Fuel Economy and Reduce Emissions February 21, 2022
1225 From 2016-2019, over 90% of U.S. Lithium Imports Came from Argentina and Chile February 14, 2022
1224 Average Horsepower Reaches All-Time High for Model Year 2021 Light-Duty Vehicles February 7, 2022
1223 Average Carbon Dioxide Emissions for 2021 Model Year Light-Duty Vehicles at an All-time Low   January 31, 2022
1222 Light-Duty Vehicle Sales For 2021 Were 3% Higher than 2020 January 24, 2022
1221 Model Year 2021 All-Electric Vehicles Had a Median Driving Range about 60% That of Gasoline Powered Vehicles January 17, 2022
1220 In Model Year 2021 the Electric Vehicle with the Longest Range Reached 405 Miles on a Single Charge January 10, 2022
1219 Residential Parking Options and Access to Electricity Will Impact Electric Vehicle Adoption January 3, 2022