ExxonMobil’s Energy Outlook to 2040 has forecast electric vehicles and hybrid vehicle numbers to grow to more than 150 million worldwide as uptake accelerates, much of it in the Asia-Pacific region.

While the transport sector’s use of traditional fuels will decline, oil and gas will remain a pillar of the automotive industry, thanks to its use in making plastics.

Find out in the infographic below just how many barrels of petrochemicals are needed to make a single electric vehicle.

EV infographic on oil and gas use

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