Fuel
Government, Business, Fuel

Diesel Price Drops Again to $3.244 a Gallon

diesel tank Getty Images

The U.S. average retail price of diesel fuel fell 2.2 cents to $3.244 a gallon, the third week in a row of moderate declines, according to the weekly report June 18 from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
June 18, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Autonomous

Capitol Agenda for the Week of June 18: Have a Pothole? Call Domino’s

Domino's Paving for Pizza campaign Domino's IP Holder LLC

For a limited time only, Domino’s is mixing it up in the infrastructure game. After you order two medium pizzas with any topping and a drink, don’t forget to say you want free refills on the potholes outside your window. Here's a look at the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
June 18, 2018
Government, Business, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics

Stormy Sailing Expected When Cargo Ship Fuel Standard Changes

Hapag-Lloyd AG

A surge in demand is coming for diesel and related fuels as shipping companies close in on a deadline to reduce sulfur emissions.

Alan Kovski | Bloomberg News
June 15, 2018
Business, Fuel

Natso Launches Alternative Fuels Council

Truck stop at night (Bobbi Vie/Flickr)

Natso Inc. has launched a new business venture known as the Alternative Fuels Council to help fuel retailers leverage the resources necessary to learn about and incorporate alternative fuels into their supply offerings.

Transport Topics
June 15, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Fuel

EPA Advisory Board to Review Science Behind the Agency’s Glider Truck Rule Repeal Proposal

Fitzgerald Glider Kit installed in a Peterbilt 389 (Fitzgerald Glider Kits via YouTube)

An Environmental Protection Agency advisory board is reviewing the quality and relevance of scientific and technical information used to justify repealing an Obama administration regulation that limits the production of glider trucks.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
June 14, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel

VW Agrees to $1.2 Billion Fine as Diesel Crisis Grinds On

Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg News

Volkswagen AG will pay a $1.2 billion fine ($1 billion euro) imposed by German prosecutors for cheating to get around diesel-emissions regulations, closing one chapter in a three-year-old crisis even as new developments arise.

Christoph Rauwald | Bloomberg News
June 13, 2018
Business, Fuel, Logistics, Top 100

KAG Merges Two Units Into Merchant Gas Group

KAG Merchant Gas (KAG Merchant Gas Group)

Kenan Advantage Group Inc. announced it merged its two merchant gas subsidiaries — Jack B. Kelley and Cryogenic Transportation — into KAG Merchant Gas Group.

Transport Topics
June 12, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Nikola Motor Co. Launches Hiring Drive

Nikola One (Nikola Motor Co.)

Nikola Motor Co. is starting the hiring process to staff its new Arizona research and development center, slated to open in November.

Transport Topics
June 12, 2018
Business, Fuel

Clean Energy Shareholders Approve Large Investment by Total Marketing Services

Clean Energy fueling (Clean Energy Fuels Corp.)

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. shareholders approved the purchase of 50.8 million shares of common stock by Total Marketing Services S.A., a wholly owned subsidiary of oil and gas company Total S.A., for gross proceeds of $83.4 million.

Transport Topics
June 12, 2018
Business, Fuel

Diesel Slips 1.9¢ to $3.266 a Gallon

truck stop Richard Hurd

The U.S. average retail price of diesel fuel fell 1.9 cents to $3.266 a gallon, following a .3 cent decline a week ago, according to the weekly report from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration on June 11. Despite the drop, diesel now costs 74.2 cents more per gallon than it did one year ago.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
June 11, 2018

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