Fuel
Business, Fuel, Government

UTi Worldwide’s 4Q, Full-Year Income Rise

Air and ocean freight forwarder UTi Worldwide's fourth-quarter net income rose to $23.6 million or 24 cents a share, from $9.7 million or 10 cents a year earlier.

Transport Topics
April 2, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Fuel, Autonomous

EPA Issues SCR Guidelines

The U.S. EPA said last week that diesel engine manufacturers who want to use selective catalytic reduction to meet EPA’s 2010 emission rules must supply the urea SCR requires and prove it will be available to truck drivers using those engines.

Andrea Fischer | Staff Reporter
April 2, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Fuel

Falling Freight Gives Shippers Leverage

A loosening of the tight capacity for freight hauling now makes the fuel-surcharge programs — upon which motor carriers depend to insulate them from fuel price spikes — vulnerable to demands for change by shippers.

April 2, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government

Diesel Dips to $2.676

The U.S. average retail price of diesel fuel dipped by 0.5 cent to $2.676 a gallon last week, its second straight tiny decline, the Department of Energy said.

Andrea Fischer | Staff Reporter
April 2, 2007
Business, Government, Fuel, Autonomous

Crude Oil Prices Continue to Rise, Topping $64 a Barrel

Crude oil futures rose to more than $64 a barrel in early trading Wednesday on the New York Mercantile Exchange, the seventh straight trading day of increases, Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
March 28, 2007
Business, Fuel, Logistics, Government

Diesel Average Price Falls 0.5 Cent to $2.676 a Gallon

The average national price of retail diesel fuel fell for a second straight week, dipping 0.5 cent to $2.676 a gallon, the Department of Energy reported Monday.

Transport Topics
March 27, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government

Biofuels Use to Surge as Governments Set Consumption Targets

Ethanol and biodiesel production is expected to surge in the next few years as government officials in Europe and the United States set higher targets for consumption and maintain subsidies for producers, a panel of experts predicted at a forum on biofuel policies and trade organized by the German Marshall Fund of the United States.

Daniel P. Bearth | Senior Features Writer
March 26, 2007
Business, Fuel, Safety, Government, Autonomous

Trucking Would Consider Higher Taxes, Graves Says

The trucking industry is willing to pay higher fuel taxes as long as the money is spent to improve the highway infrastructure, American Trucking Associations President Bill Graves said.

Andrea Fischer | Staff Reporter
March 23, 2007
Business, Fuel, Autonomous

Navistar Says ’07s More Fuel Efficient

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — The head of truck and engine maker Navistar International Corp. said its 2007 models are more fuel efficient and perform better than 2006 models, in addition to being cleaner burning.

Daniel P. Bearth | Senior Features Writer
March 23, 2007

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