Fuel
Business, Fuel

Web-Based Software Is Appealing to Fleets

For some fleet managers and maintenance supervisors today, a routine part of their job is accessing a secure Web site to view, say, fuel expenses for last month or a report on which trucks need servicing in the coming week.

January 7, 2008
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

Diesel Average Increases 3.7¢; Crude Briefly Tops $100

The average price of diesel fuel rose 3.7 cents to $3.345 a gallon last week while the price of crude oil pushed past $100 a barrel for the first time, which analysts said would soon lead to higher fuel prices.

January 7, 2008
Business, Government, Fuel

Oil Tops $100 Before Receding

Frank Polich/Bloomberg News

Crude oil prices topped $100 Thursday before receding to close at $99.18 a barrel, short of Wednesday’s closing-price record, Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
January 3, 2008
Business, Fuel

Crude Oil Hits $100 a Barrel

Bruce Harmon/Trans Pixs

Crude oil futures hit $100 a barrel Wednesday for the first time, as global petroleum demand continued to outstrip supplies, the Associated Press reported.

Transport Topics
January 2, 2008
Fuel, Business, Government

Diesel Gains 3.7¢ to $3.345

Bruce Harmon/Trans Pixs

The average price of retail diesel fuel rose 3.7 cents to $3.345 a gallon, while gasoline jumped 7.3 cents to $3.053, the Department of Energy said.

Transport Topics
January 2, 2008
Business, Fuel

Oil Closes at More Than $96 a Barrel

Crude oil closed at more than $96 Thursday for the first time in a month, following an Energy Department report that showed declining inventories, Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
December 27, 2007
Fuel, Business, Government

Diesel Dips 0.1¢ to $3.308

The average price of retail diesel fuel fell 0.1 cent from a week ago to $3.308 a gallon, the Department of Energy said Wednesday.

Transport Topics
December 26, 2007
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel, Logistics, Equipment

Letters to the Editor: CARB Reefer Rules, Old Trucks, Tires & Environment

Regarding your op-ed, “Dealing with California’s Reefer Rules," American Trucking Associations commends the efforts of the California Air Resources Board to conduct national outreach for the first time on its state regulation that will affect the nation’s refrigerated carriers.

December 26, 2007
Government, Business, Fuel

Oil Rises to Near $95 a Barrel

Frank Polich/Bloomberg News

Oil prices rose to near $95 a barrel early Wednesday on forecasts that crude inventories will continue to decline, the Associated Press reported.

Transport Topics
December 26, 2007
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

EU Seeking Truck Emissions Cuts

European truck makers would have to cut urban air pollution in the European Union as much as 80% under new draft EU rules that would move Europe closer to U.S. standards, Bloomberg reported Friday.

Transport Topics
December 21, 2007

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