Diesel Falls 2.3¢ to $3.063 Per Gallon

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The U.S. average retail price of diesel fell 2.3 cents to $3.063 a gallon while oil dipped below $60 a barrel in the face of market concerns over increasing domestic production.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
February 12, 2018
Equipment, Fuel

Blame Animal Fat if Your Diesel Engine Freezes Up This Winter

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When freezing weather strikes, cold-weather pros know to treat diesel with additives to prevent the fuel from gumming up their engines.

Laura Blewitt | Bloomberg News
January 10, 2018
Government, Business

Truckload Carriers Raise Rates, Surcharges in Response to New California Taxes

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Several truckload carriers are currently negotiating with shippers to add new surcharges or otherwise raise rates to haul freight through California after state lawmakers raised fuel taxes and other fees as of Nov. 1, Transport Topics has learned.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
December 6, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Fuel

Cummins' Tim Proctor on Customizing Power Solutions

Video: Cummins' Tim Proctor, left, talks with TT's Roger Gilroy about meeting the fuel economy needs of customers who are concerned about global warming.

Transport Topics
November 22, 2017
Government, Business, Fuel

Diesel Dips 0.3¢ to $2.912 a Gallon as Oil Slips

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The U.S. average retail price of diesel dipped 0.3 cent to $2.912 a gallon, marking its first decline in more than a month, the Department of Energy reported Nov. 20.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
November 20, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Frito-Lay's Mike O'Connell on PepsiCo's Fuel-Efficiency Strategy

Frito-Lay Senior Director of Supply Chain Mike O'Connell, right, discusses PepsiCo's "Performance With Purpose" strategy to reduce the greenhouse gas impact of its fleet with TT's Roger Gilroy.

Transport Topics
November 17, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Fuel

NACFE's Mike Roeth on Diesel Efficiencies

North American Council for Freight Efficiency Executive Director Mike Roeth (right) discusses diesel efficiencies demonstrated during the Run on Less event, and where diesel fits into the future of trucking as a power source, with TT Executive Editor Joe Howard.

Transport Topics
November 17, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

NGVAmerica's Dan Gage on the Role of Natural Gas

"Natural gas is ready right now, it’s available, and it should be part of that overall equation when any fleet operator or transit company looks to deliver goods," says Dan Gage (right), president of Natural Gas Vehicles for America, talking with TT's Joe Howard. More at bit.ly/TT-LOW1117. (Joseph Terry/Transport Topics)

Transport Topics
November 17, 2017
Government, Fuel, TCA

California Truckers to Pay 20¢ More a Gallon for Diesel Starting Nov. 1

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Beginning Nov. 1, drivers across California can expect to pay an extra 12 cents per gallon for gasoline at the pump, and an extra 20 cents per gallon for diesel.

Erin Baldassari | East Bay Times
October 31, 2017
Business, Fuel

Diesel Climbs to Highest Price in More Than Two Years

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The U.S. average retail price of diesel increased 2.2 cents to $2.819 a gallon — the highest price in more than two years — as oil prices rallied on speculation production cuts will continue into 2018 following a meeting of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries in November.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
October 30, 2017