Table 2 - Estimated Number of Alternative Fueled Vehicles in the United States, by Fuel: 1992 and 2000

Table 2 - Estimated Number of Alternative Fueled Vehicles in the United States, by Fuel: 1992 and 2000

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Type of fuel 1992 2000 (preliminary data)
Liquefied petroleum gas1 221,000 268,000
Compressed natural gas 23,191 100,530
Liquefied natural gas 90 1,900
Methanol, 85%2 4,850 18,365
Methanol, neat 404 195
Ethanol, 85%2 172 34,680
Ethanol, 95%2 38 13
Electricity 1,607 8,661
Total 251,352 432,344

1 Numbers rounded to nearest thousand. These estimates are not equal to the sum of federal fleet data (for which exact counts are available) and nonfederal fleet estimates.
2 The remaining portion of 85% methanol and both ethanol fuels is gasoline.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration, Alternatives to Traditional Transportation Fuels 1999, available at http://www.eia.doe.gov, as of October 2000.