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
Liquefied petroleum gas1 221,000 272,193
Compressed natural gas 23,191 100,738
Liquefied natural gas 90 2,090
Methanol, 85%2 4,850 10,426
Methanol, neat 404 0
Ethanol, 85%2 172 58,621
Ethanol, 95%2 38 4
Electricity 1,607 11,834
Total 251,352 455,906

1 Numbers rounded to nearest thousand.
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 (revised), table 1, available at http://www.eia.doe.gov/, as of Jan. 8, 2002 (1992 data) and Oct. 29, 2002 (2000 data).