Fuel
Business, Fuel, Government

Diesel Gains 5¢ to $2.84 a Gallon

The average price of U.S. retail diesel fuel climbed another 5 cents last week to $2.84 a gallon, reaching a seven-month high, and the Department of Energy warned that prices are unlikely to fall anytime soon.

April 16, 2007
Business, Fuel

U.S. Xpress to Report 1Q Loss

Tom Biery/Trans Pixs

Truckload carrier U.S. Xpress Enterprises said Friday it will report a first-quarter loss next week on declining freight demand and rising fuel costs.

Transport Topics
April 13, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government

March Producer Prices Rise 1%

Bloomberg News

The producer price index rose 1% in March, the Labor Department reported Friday. The core PPI excluding food and energy was unchanged.

Transport Topics
April 13, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government

UPS Signs China Air Pact

TT File Photo

UPS Inc. and the Shanghai, China, Airport Authority signed an agreement Thursday that is a step toward construction of an air hub at the Shanghai airport.

Transport Topics
April 12, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government

Oil Rises Following DOE Report

Crude oil prices climbed to more than $62 a barrel Wednesday following the Energy Department’s weekly inventory report that showed gasoline inventories plunged for a ninth straight week, Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
April 11, 2007
Fuel, Business, Government

Fuel Averages to Hit Records

Eddie Seal/Bloomberg News

Retail diesel prices will average $2.82 a gallon this summer, down 6 cents from last summer, but the average price for the full year will be the highest on record, the Department of Energy said.

Transport Topics
April 11, 2007
Fuel, Business, Government

Diesel Climbs 5¢ to $2.84

TT File Photo

The average pump price of diesel fuel continued to rise Monday, climbing another nickel following last week’s 11.4-cent jump to $2.84 a gallon, the Department of Energy reported.

Transport Topics
April 10, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Fuel

Stricter Emission Rules Raise Costs, Freight, Shipping Executives Say

By Sean McNally, Senior Reporter

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April 9, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Fuel, Autonomous

Greenhouse Ruling Could Raise Costs

The Supreme Court’s ruling that the EPA must reconsider its position to leave “greenhouse gas” emissions from motor vehicles unregulated could lead to increased costs for trucking companies.

April 9, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government

Diesel Jumps 11.4¢ to $2.79 a Gallon

The average retail price of diesel fuel jumped 11.4 cents to $2.79 a gallon, the largest one-week jump in 18 months, the Energy Department reported.

April 9, 2007

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