By the Numbers


The Highs and Lows of Transportation




$21,918,847:Domestic gross of An Inconvenient Truth
$1,084,000: Domestic gross of Who Killed the Electric Car?
$238,841,296: Domestic gross of Disney’s Cars
$52 million:
Dollars that would be saved if Wal-Mart improved the fuel efficiency of its trucks by 1 MPG
800,000: Gallons of gasoline that will be saved by Wal-Mart per year now since having replaced the packaging of four produce items with corn-based (PLA) packaging
60,000: Maximum number of a given hybrid model an auto maker can sell before the U.S. government reduces the hybrid car tax credit for consumers 
60,000: Number of Toyota Priuses sold from January 2006 to May 2006
85,513: Number of all Toyota hybrids sold from January 2006 to May 2006
19,489: Number of Honda hybrids sold from January 2006 to May 2006
10,111: Number of Ford hybrids sold from January 2006 to May 2006
$42,000: Original list price of the 2003 Toyota RAV4-EV
$29,000: Price of the 2003 Toyota RAV4-EV after tax credits
$67,300: Price paid by buyer bluesanatk for a 2003 Toyota RAV4-EV on eBay April 30, 2006
$80,000: Minimum speculated price of the new 2007 Tesla Roadster electric car

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