Improving U.S. energy security will require a set of integrated, balanced measures that pursue the long-term vision of a post-oil transportation sector, while protecting our nation in the interim.
Electrification of light-duty vehicles and use of natural gas in heavy duty trucks are the most effective ways to end oil dependence.
Domestic supply of oil and natural gas is crucial during the transition to a fuel-diverse transportation sector.
The U.S. must curb its demand for oil while it transitions away from using oil as its primary transportation fuel.
The country must accelerate and amplify R&D investments in advanced vehicles at levels which align with the urgency our oil dependence crisis.
While policy and innovation play a role in U.S. energy security, all aspects of national power need to be mobilized.
Addressing inefficiencies in the system and enabling the free flow of traffic to reduce oil consumption.