Issue Briefs and Fact Sheets

Recommendations of the Commission on Autonomous Vehicle Testing and Safety

The Commission on Autonomous Vehicle Testing and Safety’s report provides industry and regulators with recommendations to address public policy and safety issues that have the potential to slow or halt deployment of autonomous vehicles (AVs). In light of the significant regulatory challenges facing this rapidly-evolving industry, the Commission presents a number of best-practice recommendations to foster increased […]

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Energy Security Fact Pack: Q3 2016

SAFE’s Energy Security Fact Pack gives readers a data-driven overview of the latest trends in energy security, including domestic and global oil production and consumption, oil market dynamics and prices, and up-to-date information on fuel efficiency and alternative fuel vehicles. The Energy Security Fact Pack for Q3 2016 examines energy and the presidency, continued price volatility, […]

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Midterm Evaluation of Fuel Economy Standards

SAFE’s latest Issue Brief examines the Midterm Evaluation of fuel economy standards. Summary: In 2012, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) together finalized a rulemaking establishing fuel economy standards for cars and light-duty trucks for model years 2017 through 2025. The agencies estimated that the extension […]

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Energy Security Fact Pack: Q2 2016

SAFE’s Energy Security Fact Pack gives readers a data-driven overview of the latest trends in energy security, including domestic and global oil production and consumption, oil market dynamics and prices, and up-to-date information on fuel efficiency and alternative fuel vehicles. The Energy Security Fact Pack for Q2 2016 examines the slow pace of the oil market’s […]

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The OPEC (Saudi) Strategy

Summary At the conclusion of its November 2014 meeting, OPEC, led by de facto swing producer Saudi Arabia, went against decades of historical precedent and initiated a global price war. The price of oil tumbled from June 2014 highs of over $110 per barrel (bbl) to less than $50/bbl in January 2015. Prices fell as […]

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