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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, February 5, 2010

Fewer gas-powered vehicles on Hawaii's roads than year ago

Advertiser Staff

The number of gasoline-powered vehicles in Hawaiçi has fallen by 2.3 percent over the past year, according to the state’s latest Energy Trend Data report.

It said there were 912,671 registered taxable gasoline-powered passenger vehicles at the end of January, or lower than the total at the end of January 2009.
The report also said there was a 0.5 percent decline in taxable diesel freight vehicles to 21,577. The number of registered taxable electric vehicles was 179, or 2.3 percent more than a year earlier.