Fact #634: August 2, 2010
Off-highway Transportation-related Fuel Consumption
The Environmental Protection Agency's NONROAD2008a model estimates fuel use for off-highway equipment. Construction and mining equipment using diesel fuel account for the majority of this fuel use. Nearly all of the alternative fuel used in off-highway equipment is consumed by forklifts.
Tractors, mowers, combines, balers, and other farm equipment which has utility in its movement
|Airport Ground Equipment||2.1||94.8||2.5||-||6,235.0|
|Construction and Mining Equipment
Pavers, rollers, drill rigs, graders, backhoes, excavators, cranes, mining equipment
Forklifts, terminal tractors, sweeper/scrubbers
|Railroad Maintenance Equipment||1.3||23.2||0.1||-||24.6|
Off-road motorcycles, snowmobiles, all-terrain vehicles, golf carts, specialty vehicles
*There is no equipment listed for this fuel type.