for General James Conway
General James Conway’s background as a Marine motivated him to engage in the cause of oil dependence because of its negative effects on national security.
'Fuel economy regulations are a preemptive strike against collusion and market-distorting behavior. In fact, current regulations will eliminate 12 billion barrels of oil imports between 2015 and 2040.'
Industry and government often find themselves in a somewhat counterproductive relationship in which companies aggressively oppose regulations. However, given the newness and many uncertainties around driverless car technology, the need for policy at the federal level has become clear.
Energy innovation is providing the military with better and more resilient equipment, while saving lives and money in the process.