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 39 is the latest edition.
The gasoline and diesel used in highway modes accounted for the majority of transportation energy use (82.3%) and nearly all highway use in 2018.
The Gas Guzzler Tax is paid by consumers on every new car purchased with a combined EPA fuel economy rating less than 22.5 miles per gallon (mpg). This does not apply to pickups, SUVs, and vans.
Motorized vehicles and gasoline are in the top ten commodities moved in the U.S. by value.
Forty-five percent of micromobility trips would have used a car or ride hail vehicle if micromobility were not available.
The U.S. accounted for about 15% of World carbon dioxide emissions in 2019.
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