Fuel
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Drops 5.6¢ to $3.27

Bruce Harmon/Trans Pixs

The average national price of diesel fuel fell for a second straight week, dropping 5.6 cents to $3.27 a gallon, the Department of Energy said Tuesday.

Transport Topics
January 22, 2008
Business, Fuel

Letters to the Editor: Technology, Software Trend, Idling Regs

The issue of pollution is well understood, and few today would argue the link between global warming and emissions.

January 22, 2008
Fuel, Business, Government

Diesel, Gas Dip As Petroleum Prices Retreat

U.S. retail fuel prices dipped last week, as crude oil costs fell. The Department of Energy said the average price for diesel around the nation was 5 cents a gallon lower at $3.326, while gas slipped 4.1 cents to $3.068.

January 21, 2008
Fuel, Business

Safeway’s Fleet to Use Biodiesel

Michah Walter/Bloomberg News

Grocery chain Safeway Inc. said its fleet of more than 1,000 trucks nationwide will run with a mix of biodiesel fuel, the Washington Post reported Friday.

Transport Topics
January 18, 2008
Business, Fuel

Oil Falls to Four-Week Low

Crude oil dipped below $90 a barrel Wednesday for the first time in four weeks, before rebounding to close at $90.84, Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
January 16, 2008
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel, Autonomous

EPA Completes Draft ‘Greenhouse’ Regs

The Environmental Protection Agency has completed its draft of new regulations to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions from cars and trucks, Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
January 16, 2008
Business, Fuel, Government

Panel Proposes 40-Cent Gas-Tax Boost

Larry Smith/Trans Pixs

Federal fuel taxes should be boosted as much as 40 cents a gallon to finance highway, bridge and transit work, a panel created by Congress said Tuesday, Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
January 15, 2008
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Drops a Nickel to $3.326

Bruce Harmon/Trans Pixs

The national average price of retail diesel fuel declined 5 cents to $3.326 a gallon, the Department of Energy said Monday.

Transport Topics
January 15, 2008
Fuel, Business, Government

Drivers Reducing Miles from High Fuel Prices, Report Says

U.S. drivers are taking fewer highway trips, slowing down and bidding up the price of more fuel-efficient vehicles in response to a doubling of gasoline prices since 2003, according to a new government report, Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
January 15, 2008
Business, Fuel, Safety, Government, Logistics, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Panel to Back Fuel Tax Hike

The commission charged with examining the future of the national transportation system is set to recommend a significant increase in federal fuel taxes to Congress, according to wire service reports and other sources.

January 14, 2008

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