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Transportation Energy Data Book

The Transportation Energy Data Book (TEDB) is a compendium of data on transportation with an emphasis on energy. The TEDB is produced by Oak Ridge National Laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Vehicle Technologies Office. Edition 37.2 is the latest edition.

Highlights

Petroleum Use by Sector, 2018

Transportation accounted for 69% of U.S. petroleum use in 2018, the most of any sector. The industrial sector is the second largest user of petroleum, accounting for 25% in 2018.

To read more see table 1.13

Vehicle Miles of Travel by Vehicle Type, 1970-2017

More than 90% of all vehicle miles traveled in the U.S. can be attributed to light vehicles. The share of vehicle miles for cars has been declining, while the share for light trucks has increased. Light trucks include pickups, vans, and sport-utility vehicles.

To read more see Table 3.8

New Retail Vehicle Sales, 1970-2018

Total vehicle sales in the U.S. have been over 17 million each year since 2015.

To read more see Table 3.5

Average Age of Cars and Light Trucks, 2002-2018

The average age of cars in the U.S in 2018 was 11.9 years, while the average age for light trucks was 11.7 years.

To read more see Table 3.11

Gasoline Price Components, 2018

The price of a gallon of gasoline changes depending on different price components, including taxes, distribution and marketing, refining, and crude oil. The largest price component is crude oil, which in 2018 accounted for 56% of the price of a gallon of gasoline.

To read more see Figure 10.5

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