Fuel
Fuel, Business, Government

Oil Inventories Rise; Crude Tops $87 a Barrel

Larry Smith/Trans Pixs

Inventories of crude oil, gasoline and distillate fuel all rose last week, the Energy Department reported Wednesday, following Tuesday’s closing-price crude oil record of more than $87 a barrel.

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October 17, 2007
Fuel, Business, Government

Consumer Price Index Rises 0.3% in September

The consumer price index rose 0.3% in September, led by increases in food and fuel, the Labor Department said Wednesday.

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October 17, 2007
Fuel, Business, Government

Diesel Gains 0.4¢ to $3.039; Oil Hits Record, Topping $86

Tom Biery/Trans Pixs

Retail diesel fuel rose 0.4 cent to $3.039 a gallon, the Department of Energy said Monday, while crude oil jumped to a new closing-price record of $86.13 a barrel.

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October 16, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government

Intermodal Group Seeks to Block Clean Air Plan at SoCal Ports

The Intermodal Motor Carriers Conference said it strongly opposes an “abhorrent” clean-air plan proposed by the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, Calif. and will sue to block the program if the ports try to implement it, the IMCC told the Federal Maritime Commission.

October 15, 2007
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

Vermont Leaders Frustrated Over Emissions Rules

Vermont leaders expressed dismay at an effort by the Bush administration to oppose new state rules designed to reduce vehicle carbon emissions, amid growing concern the rules will be rejected by the Environmental Protection Agency, the Associated Press reported.

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October 15, 2007
Fuel, Business, Government

U.S. Retail Diesel Average Dips 1.3¢

The average retail price of diesel fuel fell 1.3 cents last week to $3.035 a gallon, the first decline after five straight increases, the Department of Energy said.

October 15, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government, Safety

Forward Air Says 3Q Income to Decline

Forward Air Corp., a contractor to the air cargo industry, said late Wednesday it expects to earn 35 cents 37 cents for the third quarter, down from a year ago.

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October 11, 2007
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Dips 1.3¢ to $3.035

Bruce Harmon/Trans Pixs

The national average pump price of diesel fuel fell 1.3 cents to $3.035 a gallon, the Department of Energy said Tuesday.

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October 10, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government, Safety

BAX Sets Mexico Flights

BAX Global said it is expanding its overnight distribution capabilities between the United States, Mexico and Canada by adding an additional air cargo flight into Mexico, starting next Monday.

Transport Topics
October 10, 2007
Fuel, Business

UPS Adding Vehicles to ‘Green Fleet’

UPS Inc. said Monday it was adding 306 alternative fuel vehicles to its “green fleet” by placing an order for 167 compressed natural gas delivery trucks and taking delivery of 139 new propane delivery trucks in North America.

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October 9, 2007

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