Transportation Fact of the Week - 2014 Archive

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#853Stop/Start Technology is in nearly 5% of All New Light Vehicles ProducedDecember 29, 2014
#852Turbocharged Engines Account for 64.7% of all Four-Cylinder Gasoline Car Engines in 2014December 22, 2014
#851The Average Number of Gears used in Transmissions Continues to RiseDecember 15, 2014
#850Automatic Transmissions have closed the Fuel Economy Gap with Manual TransmissionsDecember 8, 2014
#849Midsize Hybrid Cars Averaged 51% Better Fuel Economy than Midsize Non-Hybrid Cars in 2014December 1, 2014
#848Nearly Three-Fourths of New Cars have Fuel Economy above 25 Miles per GallonNovember 24, 2014
#847Cars were Over 50% of Light Vehicle Production in 2014November 17, 2014
#846Trucks Move 70% of all Freight by Weight and 74% of Freight by ValueNovember 10, 2014
#845From 1970 to 2013 the Share of Older Vehicles in Operation has IncreasedNovember 3, 2014
#844Electricity Generated from Coal has Declined while Generation from Natural Gas has GrownOctober 27, 2014
#843Cumulative Plug-in Electric Vehicle Sales are Two and a Half Times Higher than Hybrid Electric Vehicle Sales in the First 45 Months since Market IntroductionOctober 20, 2014
#842Vehicles and Vehicle Travel Trends have Changed Since 2008October 13, 2014
#841Vehicles per Thousand People: U.S. vs. Other World RegionsOctober 6, 2014
#840World Renewable Electricity Consumption is GrowingSeptember 29, 2014
#839World Petroleum Consumption Continues to Rise despite Declines from the United States and EuropeSeptember 22, 2014
#838Net Imports of Petroleum were Only 33% of U.S. Consumption in 2013September 15, 2014
#837Gap between Net Imports and Total Imports of Petroleum is WideningSeptember 8, 2014
#836Non-OPEC Countries Supply Nearly Two-thirds of U.S. Petroleum ImportsSeptember 1, 2014
#835Average Annual Gasoline Pump Price, 1929-2013August 25, 2014
#834About Two-Thirds of Transportation Energy Use is Gasoline for Light VehiclesAugust 18, 2014
#833Fuel Economy Rated Second Most Important Vehicle AttributeAugust 11, 2014
#832Over Half of the Refueling Stations in the U.S. and Canada Sell Diesel FuelAugust 4, 2014
#831Top Ten States with Diesel Light VehiclesJuly 28, 2014
#830Diesel Light Vehicle Offerings ExpandJuly 21, 2014
#829The Transportation Petroleum GapJuly 14, 2014
#828Japanese Auto Manufacturers Increase Domestic Production for U.S. SalesJuly 7, 2014
#827Share of Import Cars Declines to less than 30% of Car Sales in 2013June 30, 2014
#826The Effect of Tire Pressure on Fuel EconomyJune 23, 2014
#825Tier 3 Non-Methane Organic Gases Plus Nitrogen Oxide Emission Standards, Model Years 2017-2025June 16, 2014
#824EPA Sulfur Standards for GasolineJune 9, 2014
#823Hybrid Vehicles use more Battery Packs but Plug-in Vehicles use More Battery CapacityJune 2, 2014
#822Battery Capacity Varies Widely for Plug-In VehiclesMay 26, 2014
#821Best Selling Vehicle by State, 2013May 19, 2014
#820Dollars Spent on Imported PetroleumMay 5, 2014
#819Imports of Crude Oil DecliningApril 28, 2014
#818The Effect of Winter Weather on Fuel EconomyApril 21, 2014
#817Conventional and Alternative Fuel Price Trends from 2000 to 2013February 17, 2014
#816Natural Gas Refueling Stations Grow Over the Last Ten YearsFebruary 10, 2014
#815Global Sales of Top 10 Plug-In VehiclesFebruary 3, 2014
#814More Choices when Buying Vehicles that Use Advanced Technology and Alternative FuelsJanuary 27, 2014
#813New Light Vehicle Fuel Economy Continues to RiseJanuary 20, 2014
#812The Number of Models Achieving 40 MPG or More is Increasing RapidlyJanuary 13, 2014
#811Light Vehicle Sales RecoveriesJanuary 6, 2014

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