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The Number of Registered Vehicles in
Nebraska by the Fuel Consumed

Currently, in Nebraska, over three–quarters of all vehicles use gasoline or an ethanol–blend. There are 1,617,357 gasoline/ethanol–blend vehicles, 188,665 flex fuel vehicles, 133,918 diesel/biodiesel vehicles, 13,762 electric/gasoline hydrid vehicles, 5,359 compressed natural gas vehicles, 845 vehicles with gasoline engines that can easily be converted to gaseous–powered engines (powered by natural gas, propane, etc.), 541 propane vehicles, 206 vehicles using only ethanol fuel (dedicated), 253 electric vehicles, and 76 vehicles using only methanol gas (dedicated).

From 2014 to 2015, the percentages are relatively the same. Vehicles operating on gasoline or an ethanol–blend comprise the majority (83 percent) of registered vehicles in Nebraska. The next largest category is flex fuel vehicles (10 percent) followed closely by diesel/biodiesel vehicles with 7 percent.

Nebraska vehicles consuming other fuels represent 1.074 percent of registered vehicles in Nebraska. Electric and gasoline hydrid vehicles in Nebraska represent 0.702 percent of all registered vehicles, compressed natural gas vehicles represent 0.273 percent, propane vehicles represent 0.028 percent, electric vehicles represent 0.013 percent, ethanol vehicles represent 0.011 percent, vehicles with engines that are convertible to gaseous power represent 0.043 percent, and methanol gas vehicles represent 0.004 percent.

graph representing the percentage of Registered Vehicles in Nebraska by Fuel

The Number of Registered Vehicles in
Nebraska by the Fuel Consumed

(2014 - 2015)

Gasoline Hybrid
Engines Convertible to
Gaseous Power
Diesel/Biodiesel Electric Flex Fuel (FFV) Gasoline/
Ethanol Fuel
Methanol Gas
Natural Gas
201512 13,762 845 133,918 253 188,665 1,617,357 206 76 5,359 541
201412 12,101 783 121,965 190 169,401 1,482,127 199 61 5,084 554
201406 11,541 810 120,750 171 165,067 1,499,797 207 69 5,272 553

Sources: Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles, Lincoln, NE. Nebraska Energy Office, Lincoln, NE.

Notes: NA indicates that data is not available. An engine convertible to a gaseous power is a vehicle with a gasoline engine that can be easily converted to a gaseous-powered engine (powered by natural gas, propane, etc.).

The table and graph were updated on October 19, 2016.
Typically, there are six months between updates.