A few facts from Congress:
• According to the Energy Information Administration, the transportation sector accounts for approximately 28% of the United States
primary energy demand
and greenhouse gas emissions, and 24 % of global oil demand.
• The United States transportation sector is over 95% dependent on petroleum, and over 60% of petroleum demand is met by imported supplies.
• United States heavy truck fuel consumption will increase 23% by 2030, while overall transportation energy use will decline by 1%.