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1) Metric tons, in billions, of greenhouse gases that vehicles emit annually: 1.7

2) Miles driven annually by the average American: 13,476

3) Gallons of gas, in billions, the U.S. used in 2011: 134

4) Cost, in dollars, of driving 25 miles in 2012's least fuel-efficient car, the Bugatti Veyron: 10.05 

5) Cost, in dollars, of driving 25 miles in 2012's most fuel-efficient car, Mitsubishi's electric i-MiEV: 0.90

6) Dollars saved in five yeras by driving a vehicle that gets 30 mpg instead of 20 mpg: 4,480

7) Time, in minutes, needed to charge a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle's battery up to 80 percent: 30

8) Approximate number, in millions, of hybrid electric vehicles sold in the U.S. between 1999 and 2010: 1.9

9) Approximate number, in millions, of cars and light trucks soldduring that same period: 89.6

10) Fuel efficiency, in mpg, of the 1908 Ford Model T: 21

11) Fuel efficiency, in mpg, of the 2012 Honda CR-V 4WD on city streets: 22 

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