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If every car in the United States had a BLADE on it…

The US would reduce its annual fuel consumption by 9 billion gallons.

9 billion gallons equals:

  • 81% of the oil that the United States currently imports annually Saudi Arabia—the most powerful member of OPEC.
  • The US currently imports approximately 571 million barrels of Saudi Crude .

9 billion gallons equals:
  • 157% more oil than the United States currently imports from Venezuela.
  • The US currently imports 384 million barrels of Venezuelan Crude