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Title: Assessment of Light-Duty Plug-in Electric Vehicles in the United States, 2010 – 2020

Abstract

This report examines properties of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) sold in the United States from 2010 to 2020, exploring vehicle sales, miles driven, electricity consumption, petroleum reduction, vehicle manufacturing, and battery production, among other factors. Over 1.7 million PEVs have been sold, driving 52 billion miles on electricity since 2010, thereby reducing national gasoline consumption by 0.42% in 2020 and 1.9 billion gallons cumulatively through 2020. In 2020, PEVs used 4.4 terawatt-hours of electricity to drive 13.7 billion miles, offsetting 500 million gallons of gasoline. Since 2010, 68% of PEVs sold in the United States have been assembled domestically, and 77 gigawatt-hours of lithium-ion batteries have been installed in vehicles to date.

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) - Vehicle Technologies Office
OSTI Identifier:
1785708
Report Number(s):
ANL/ESD-21/2
167626
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-06CH11357
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Gohlke, David, and Zhou, Yan. Assessment of Light-Duty Plug-in Electric Vehicles in the United States, 2010 – 2020. United States: N. p., 2021. Web. doi:10.2172/1785708.
Gohlke, David, & Zhou, Yan. Assessment of Light-Duty Plug-in Electric Vehicles in the United States, 2010 – 2020. United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/1785708
Gohlke, David, and Zhou, Yan. Tue . "Assessment of Light-Duty Plug-in Electric Vehicles in the United States, 2010 – 2020". United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/1785708. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1785708.
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title = {Assessment of Light-Duty Plug-in Electric Vehicles in the United States, 2010 – 2020},
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 2020, exploring vehicle sales, miles driven, electricity consumption, petroleum reduction, vehicle manufacturing, and battery production, among other factors. Over 1.7 million PEVs have been sold, driving 52 billion miles on electricity since 2010, thereby reducing national gasoline consumption by 0.42% in 2020 and 1.9 billion gallons cumulatively through 2020. In 2020, PEVs used 4.4 terawatt-hours of electricity to drive 13.7 billion miles, offsetting 500 million gallons of gasoline. Since 2010, 68% of PEVs sold in the United States have been assembled domestically, and 77 gigawatt-hours of lithium-ion batteries have been installed in vehicles to date.},
doi = {10.2172/1785708},
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place = {United States},
year = {2021},
month = {6}
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