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  • Americans use about 385 million gallons of gasoline every day, which means more than a gallon of gasoline every day for every man, woman and child.

  • Automobiles, motorcycles, trucks and buses in the U.S. drove over 2.8 trillion miles in 2002, comparable to driving to the sun and back 13,440 times.

    Manufacturing just 17 new cars uses enough water to fill an Olympic-sized swimming pool.
    Source: Energy Information Administration

  • Over its lifetime, a 40-mpg car will save $3,000 in fuel costs compared with a 20-mpg car.
    Source: NRDC

  • Each gallon of gas used by a car contributes almost 20 pounds of CO to the atmosphere.

    A single car driving 1,000 miles a month adds up to 120 tons of CO annually.If a faucet leaks 60 drops per minute, you could waste almost 200 gallons of water each month.

  • During the last decade, more than 1 billion gallons of oil spilled worldwide.