Business, Fuel

Clean Energy Offers $1 Fuel for Trucks With New CWI Engine

Clean Energy fueling TT file photo

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has introduced Zero Now, a fueling solution that combines what it calls the world’s cleanest engine technology with the cleanest fuel at a price of $1 per gallon for one year for a limited number of trucks.

Transport Topics
April 9, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel, TCA

SoCal Regulators See Chance to Rein in Freight Pollution

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Over and over in their decadeslong war on smog, Southern California regulators have failed to use a powerful tool against ports, warehouses and other freight and logistics hubs that are magnets for air pollution.

Tony Barboza | Los Angeles Times
April 5, 2018
Government, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

ATRI Announces Top 2018 Research Priorities

Los Angeles highway traffic Eric Demarcq/Flickr

Planning cities to better accommodate trucks is one area of study the American Transportation Research Institute will delve into further this year, according to a press release issued by the organization April 2. ATRI’s board of directors recently approved the 2018 top research priorities identified by the institute’s Research Advisory Committee.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
April 4, 2018
Business, Fuel

Diesel Rises 3.2¢ to $3.042 a Gallon

Diesel Tank Daniel Acker/Bloomberg Finance

The U.S. average retail price of diesel rose 3.2 cents to $3.042 as oil fell to $63 a barrel on low trading volumes that reflected uncertainty over a U.S. trade war with China.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
April 2, 2018
Business, Equipment, Fuel

Eco Flaps, RealWheels, IMI Join to Market MPG Smart Pack

SmartPack Bren Marshell, Eco Flaps (left); Bob Fogal, IMI Products; Jan Polka, RealWheels Corp. ( Eco Flaps)

Three marketers of truck wheel accessories that reduce fuel consumption and vehicle wear and tear have joined to offer their products in a package called the MPG Smart Pack.

Transport Topics
March 30, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel

California’s Ready to Retaliate if Trump Cuts Vehicle Emission Rules, Sources Say

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As the Trump administration begins to dismantle Barack Obama’s ambitious auto efficiency regulations, California is said to be poised to retaliate by doing something that automakers have feared: de-coupling the state’s rules with those set in Washington.

Ryan Beene and John Lippert | Bloomberg News
March 27, 2018

Diesel Jumps 3.8¢ to $3.010 a Gallon

diesel truck tanker TT file photo

The U.S. average retail price of diesel rose 3.8 cents to $3.010 as the potential for conflict in the Middle East rose, lifting the price of crude above $65. It was the first increase in the average price of diesel after six consecutive declines that saw the price per gallon drop by 11.4 cents since Feb. 5.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
March 26, 2018
Business, Technology, Fuel

Love’s Mobile App Speeds Fuel Payment

Love's Travel Stops logo Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores added features to the Love’s Connect mobile app that allows professional drivers in the gas pump lane to select a payment account, choose a pump and activate it to start fueling.

Transport Topics
March 26, 2018
Business, Fuel

Warren Buffett Reveals He Paid $2.786 Billion for Stake in Pilot Flying J

A cardboard cutout in the likeness of Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., sits in the driver's seat of a truck on display during the company’s annual meeting in Omaha, Neb. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News)

Warren Buffett said his Berkshire Hathaway Inc. made only one “sensible” stand-alone acquisition last year, and it didn’t do much for his growing pile of cash.

Katherine Chiglinsky | Bloomberg News
March 20, 2018

Diesel Dips 0.4¢ to $2.972; Oil Settles at $63 a Barrel


The U.S. average retail price of diesel fell 0.4 cent to $2.972 as energy production in the U.S. remained strong and the price of crude oil stalled near $62 a barrel.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
March 19, 2018