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Title: Assessment of Light-Duty Plug-In Electric Vehicles in the United States, 2010–2018

Abstract

This report examines properties of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) sold in the United States from 2010 to 2018, exploring vehicle sales, miles driven, electricity consumption, petroleum reduction, vehicle manufacturing, and battery production, among other factors. Over one million PEVs have been sold, driving over 25 billion miles on electricity since 2010, thereby reducing national gasoline consumption by 0.23% in 2018 and 950 million gallons cumulatively through 2018. In 2018, PEVs used 2.8 terawatt-hours of electricity to drive 8.6 billion miles, offsetting 320 million gallons of gasoline. The majority of these vehicles were assembled in the United States, and over 42 gigawatt-hours of lithium-ion batteries have been installed in vehicles.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) - Office of Vehicle Technologies (VTO)
OSTI Identifier:
1506474
Report Number(s):
ANL/ESD-19/2
151081
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-06CH11357
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
PLUG-IN ELECTRIC VEHICLES

Citation Formats

Gohlke, David, and Zhou, Yan. Assessment of Light-Duty Plug-In Electric Vehicles in the United States, 2010–2018. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.2172/1506474.
Gohlke, David, & Zhou, Yan. Assessment of Light-Duty Plug-In Electric Vehicles in the United States, 2010–2018. United States. doi:10.2172/1506474.
Gohlke, David, and Zhou, Yan. Thu . "Assessment of Light-Duty Plug-In Electric Vehicles in the United States, 2010–2018". United States. doi:10.2172/1506474. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1506474.
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title = {Assessment of Light-Duty Plug-In Electric Vehicles in the United States, 2010–2018},
author = {Gohlke, David and Zhou, Yan},
abstractNote = {This report examines properties of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) sold in the United States from 2010 to 2018, exploring vehicle sales, miles driven, electricity consumption, petroleum reduction, vehicle manufacturing, and battery production, among other factors. Over one million PEVs have been sold, driving over 25 billion miles on electricity since 2010, thereby reducing national gasoline consumption by 0.23% in 2018 and 950 million gallons cumulatively through 2018. In 2018, PEVs used 2.8 terawatt-hours of electricity to drive 8.6 billion miles, offsetting 320 million gallons of gasoline. The majority of these vehicles were assembled in the United States, and over 42 gigawatt-hours of lithium-ion batteries have been installed in vehicles.},
doi = {10.2172/1506474},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {1}
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