Securing America's Future Energy

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July 2, 2018
Press Release

SAFE CEO Responds to President Trump’s Comments on Oil Market Manipulation

Washington, D.C.—In response to recent tweets and comments from President Donald Trump about OPEC oil market manipulation, SAFE President and CEO Robbie Diamond issued the following statement: “President Trump, in his tweets and recent comments, is right to point to OPEC...

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June 29, 2018
News Item

Autonomous Vehicles Have Ability to Transform Society, Panelists Say

The report predicts autonomous vehicles will contribute some $800 billion annually “in economic and societal benefits” when AVs are fully deployed. The benefits will come from cost savings related to reduced crashes, fuel efficiency and better access to transportation. ( Read More

June 27, 2018
Press Release

SAFE CEO Commends Committee Confirmation of NHTSA Administrator Heidi King

Washington, D.C.—Following the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation’s hearing and vote to move forward with the nomination of Heidi R. King as Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Robbie Diamond, President and CEO of...

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June 22, 2018
Press Release

SAFE’s Response to OPEC’s Agreement for Continued Market Manipulation

Washington, D.C.—Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE) President and CEO Robbie Diamond released the following statement in response to a reported production agreement at the OPEC meeting in Vienna. “This week’s events in Vienna are a sad reminder of the behavior we...

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June 13, 2018
News Item

Self-Driving Cars Likely Won’t Steal Your Job (Until 2040)

A new report finds that while some jobs, like trucking, will eventually fade, autonomous tech will benefit the economy overall. In fact, they’ll eventually feed the economy, accruing an estimated $800 billion in annual benefits by 2050, a number mostly in line with...

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June 13, 2018
Press Release

Report Provides Comprehensive View on the Cost and Benefits of Self-Driving Technologies, including $3 to $6 Trillion in Consumer and Societal Benefits and Moderate Workforce Impacts

The report projects almost $800 billion annually in economic and societal benefits when autonomous vehicles (AVs) are fully deployed. The analysis anticipates changes to U.S. workforce in the 2030s, with some workforce transition needed in the 2030s and 2040s, and...

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May 31, 2018
Press Release

SAFE CEO Responds to Draft Fuel Economy Rule Being Sent to the White House

Robbie Diamond, President and CEO of Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE) released the following comment in response to the EPA's draft rule on fuel economy standards being sent to OMB: “As the process enters the next phase, the EPA and the...

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May 24, 2018
Press Release

SAFE CEO on Imported Vehicle Tariffs: Focus on Reducing Oil Dependence to Improve National Security and Automotive Industry Competitiveness

In response to the administration's announcement on imported vehicle tariffs, Robbie Diamond, President and CEO of SAFE, made the following statement: “When examining the relationship between import dependence, national security, and the fleecing of American consumers, a more critical issue is...

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May 22, 2018
Press Release

SAFE Comments at California Public Utilities Commission All-Party Meeting on Autonomous Vehicle Passenger Service

Washington, D.C.—Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE) today presented public comment on the proposed decision by the California Public Utilities Commission’s (CPUC) authorizing pilot test programs for autonomous vehicle passenger service. “Early deployments [of AVs] are critical. Decisions we make now...

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May 8, 2018
Press Release

Iran Nuclear Deal Uncertainty and OPEC’s Coordination on Oil Production Underscores Price Risk as U.S. Enters Summer Driving Season

Washington, D.C.—Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE) President and CEO Robbie Diamond released the following statement in response to ongoing geopolitical events that are exacerbating uncertainty in the global oil market. “Iran, its nuclear program, and the status of international sanctions on...

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