U.S. Energy Information Administration - EIA - Independent Statistics and Analysis
Frequently Asked Questions
How many alternative fuel and hybrid vehicles are there in the United States?
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) has estimates and projections for stocks of alternative fuel vehicles,1 including electric and hybrid-electric vehicles, in the United States in the Annual Energy Outlook:
- Light-duty vehicles (includes fleet vehicles), see Table 40
- Freight vehicles (includes fleet vehicles), see Table 50
- Transportation fleet cars and light trucks, see Table 46
1A vehicle designed to operate on an alternative fuel, such as electricity, ethanol, liquid petroleum gas, or natural gas. The vehicle could be either a dedicated vehicle designed to operate exclusively on an alternative fuel or a nondedicated vehicle designed to operate on an alternative fuel and/or a traditional fuel (gasoline and diesel fuel).
Alternative fuel vehicle data (detailed, historical data for vehicle fleets and vehicle suppliers)
Last updated: October 21, 2015
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