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Government, Business, Fuel, TCA

Billions of Dollars at Stake for Transportation in California Gas Tax Repeal Effort

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The sharpest statewide political battle this November will be fought over California’s still-new gas tax, with billions of dollars for road and transit upgrades at stake in a repeal measure that has now earned a place on the ballot.

Kevin Fixler | The Press Democrat (Santa Rosa, Calif.)
July 10, 2018
Business, Fuel

Diesel Inches Up 0.7¢ to $3.243

Diesel fuel fillup Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

The U.S. average retail price of diesel inched up 0.7¢ to $3.243 a gallon while oil prices were flat.

Transport Topics
July 9, 2018
Government, Fuel, TCA

Trump-Ordered Talks on Future of Fuel Economy in California Stuck in Neutral

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Talks between the U.S. and California on auto emissions standards have made little progress since President Donald Trump told his agencies to pursue a deal, according to a top state official, who’s holding out hope that the Environmental Protection Agency will get more involved.

Ryan Beene, John Lippert and Eric Roston | Bloomberg News
July 9, 2018
Government, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Fuel

Limit of 300 Gliders Per Small Manufacturer Suspended, EPA Says

Fitzgerald Glider Kits A Peterbilt on display at the Fitzgerald Glider Kits booth during 2017 MATS. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has suspended through the end of 2019 a cap on the number of glider kits that a single builder may produce, the agency told Transport Topics July 9.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
July 9, 2018
Business, Equipment, Fuel

Daimler’s Emissions Issues Mount With Truck Engine Sale Stop

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Daimler AG halted deliveries of one type of diesel engine for trucks over their emissions setup, less than a month after recalling 774,000 autos with prohibited shutoff devices.

Rainer Buergin | Bloomberg News
July 9, 2018
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Resigns

Pruitt Andrew Harnik/Associated Press

Scott Pruitt has resigned as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency after a deluge of damaging revelations about his spending, travel and a condo rental that prompted Republican lawmakers to distance themselves and question his continued effectiveness.

Jennifer A Dlouhy | Bloomberg News
July 5, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel, TCA

Missouri Lawsuit Aims to Remove Gas Tax Hike From Ballot

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A state legislator from southwest Missouri has filed a lawsuit in an effort to stop a proposed gasoline tax increase from appearing on the state’s November ballot.

Jack Suntrup | St. Louis Post-Dispatch
July 3, 2018
Government, Fuel

Oil Surges Above $75 in New York as Supply Outages Outpace OPEC

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Crude soared above $75 a barrel in New York for the first time since 2014 on signs global supply outages outweigh OPEC’s pledged production rise.

Jessica Summers | Bloomberg News
July 3, 2018
Business, Fuel

Diesel Jumps 2¢ to $3.236 a Gallon

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The U.S. average retail price of diesel rose 2 cents to $3.236 a gallon, while the price of a barrel of oil climbed amid a tightening of inventory.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
July 2, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Nikola Awards Nel Hydrogen Contract to Support 30 Fueling Stations

The Nikola One Nikola's hydrogen-electric Class 8 tractor. Nikola partnered with Nel Hydrogen as it prepares to roll out a U.S. fueling network. (Nikola Motor Co.)

Nikola Motor Co. has awarded a contract to Nel Hydrogen for 448 electrolyzers — which separate water into hydrogen and oxygen — and associated fueling equipment, as Nikola prepares to roll out a fueling network in the United States of 30 stations to support commercial and passenger vehicles operating on hydrogen fuel cells.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
June 29, 2018

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