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Trump’s Claim of ‘Oil All Over the Place’ Isn’t True Anymore

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

President Donald Trump’s assertion that OPEC is propping up oil prices amid oversupply and an excess of floating storage has a problem: It’s only half true.

Brian Wingfield and Rupert Rowling | Bloomberg News
April 20, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel, TCA

Corn Belt Senators Ask EPA to Stop Issuing Waivers Exempting Refineries From Biofuel Laws

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

Thirteen Corn Belt senators, led by Minnesota Democrat Amy Klobuchar and Iowa Republican Chuck Grassley, have petitioned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to stop issuing waivers that exempt certain oil refineries from federal biofuel laws.

Mike Hughlett | Star Tribune
April 18, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel

Travis Allen Spurs Feud Among California Republicans Over Anti-Gas Tax Campaign

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Leaders of the effort to repeal California’s new gas tax increase are blasting Republican governor candidate Travis Allen for using money raised to repeal the tax to broadcast ads featuring himself.

Casey Tolan | East Bay Times
April 17, 2018
Business, Fuel, TCA

Pilot Flying J Owner Jimmy Haslam Won’t Face Charges in Fraud Case

Paul Sancya/AP

The statute of limitations ended Monday without prosecutors filing new charges in the $56 million fraud committed by top executives of Pilot Flying J, the family business of Browns owner Jimmy Haslam.

John Caniglia | The Cleveland Plain Dealer
April 17, 2018
Business, Fuel

Diesel Jumps 6.1¢ to $3.104 a Gallon in Single Biggest Increase of Year

Fuel hoses David Acker/Bloomberg News

The U.S. average retail price of diesel jumped 6.1 cents — the largest single increase of the year — to $3.104 a gallon as oil climbed past $68 a barrel amid signs the supply glut is fading.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
April 16, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Volvo Group Introduces All-Electric, Heavy-Duty Truck for European Market

Volvo's new FL electric model Volvo's new FL electric model — its first all-electric truck for commercial use. (Volvo Group)

Volvo Trucks on April 12 introduced its first all-electric truck for commercial use, with sales and production of its FL Electric model to start in Europe in 2019.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
April 12, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Nikola Hires BMW Executive Jesse Schneider to Spearhead Fuel-Cell R&D

Nikola Motor Co. has hired Jesse Schneider as vice president of hydrogen and fuel-cell technologies.

Transport Topics
April 12, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel, TCA

New Hampshire Road Usage Fee Proposal Moves to Senate Hearings

New Hampshire's Route 16 New Hampshire's Route 16 by cappi thompson/Flickr

With cars becoming more fuel-efficient, the revenue from gasoline taxes is declining, leaving New Hampshire with inadequate funds to maintain roads and bridges, according to state Rep. Norman Major (R-Plaistow), chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee.

Dave Solomon | The New Hampshire Union Leader
April 11, 2018
Business, Fuel

US Oil Debt Eases

Oil Workers Drilling Shale Oil workers drilling shale (Brittany Sowacke/Bloomberg)

U.S. oil and gas producers expect their borrowing ability to increase over the next few months, leaving them open to invest in new shale assets, particularly the Eagle Ford in Texas.

Kevin Crowley | Bloomberg News
April 10, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Nikola Eliminates Truck Deposits, Expands Initial Fueling Network

The Nikola One Nikola Motor Co.

Nikola Motor Co. moved to differentiate itself further from rival Tesla Inc. by no longer requiring deposits on its upcoming trucks and returning deposits it has collected as it prepares to announce a major new fleet customer in early May.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
April 10, 2018

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