1. Alternative Fuel Vehicles AFV runs on at least one alternative fuel and there are more than a dozen alternative fuels under production and development
  2. There are 3 types of electric vehicle (EV): all-electric (electric motor powered by electricity stored in battery), plug-in electric (charged externally from the electric grid and as well runs on gasoline) and hybrid electric (charged by internal combustion engine as well runs on gasoline)
  3. There are more than 10,160 alternative fuel stations across the country
  4. Twenty percent of all new buses run on natural gas
  5. Hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles have the potential to revolutionize our transportation system
  6. The very first demonstration of bio-fuel was done in 1900 World Exhibition in Paris by Rudolf Diesel – inventor of diesel engine.
  7. There are 270,000 propane (liquefied petroleum gas) vehicles in U.S. and 10 million worldwide.
  8. Algae-based bio-fuels (still under research) have the potential to replace up to 17 percent of the oil the U.S. imports for transportation.
  9. Electric vehicle is not a new technology but was used in some of the first automobiles that were built

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