diesel

Business, Technology

GM’s Diesel Pickups Pave Way to Electric Future

GM The General Motors Co. GMC 2020 Next Generation Sierra Denali heavy duty truck. (Sandy Huffaker/Bloomberg News)

The vehicles that will secure the next decade for General Motors Co. aren’t covered in self-driving sensors or loaded with batteries. No, the future depends on hulking pickup trucks that often run on diesel and cost more than the average BMW.

David Welch | Bloomberg News
February 5, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

Diesel Price Unchanged; US Average Now Less Than a Year Ago

Diesel tanker Matthew Staver/Bloomberg News

The U.S. average retail price of diesel was unchanged the week of Jan. 28 at $2.965 a gallon and now is about 10 cents a gallon cheaper than it was a year ago, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

January 28, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

Diesel Average Drops 3.5¢ to $3.013 a Gallon

Trucks refuel John Sommers II for Transport Topics

The U.S. average retail price of diesel dropped 3.5 cents to $3.013 a gallon, the U.S. Energy Information Administration reported Jan. 7, even as crude oil prices saw renewed vigor and broached the mark of $50 per barrel.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
January 7, 2019
Business, Fuel

Average Price of Diesel Drops 4¢ to $3.121 a Gallon

Diesel Wawa Inc.

The U.S. average retail price of diesel dropped 4 cents to $3.121 a gallon, the U.S. Energy Information Administration reported Dec. 17, as crude oil prices dropped below $50 per barrel.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
December 17, 2018
Business, Fuel

Diesel Drops 4.6¢ to $3.161 a Gallon in Eighth Straight Weekly Decline

Diesel Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

The U.S. average retail price of diesel dropped 4.6 cents to $3.161 a gallon, the U.S. Energy Information Administration reported Dec. 10, as crude oil prices dropped near $50 a barrel.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
December 10, 2018
Business, Fuel

Diesel Drops 2.1¢ to $3.261 a Gallon in Sixth Consecutive Weekly Decline

Diesel Drops Trucks at a TravelCenters of America truck stop. (TT File Photo)

The U.S. average retail price of diesel dropped 2.1 cents to $3.261 a gallon the U.S. Energy Information Administration reported Nov. 26 as crude oil prices continued to stay low.

Transport Topics
November 26, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel

Diesel Falls Again, Drops 3.5¢ to $3.282 a Gallon

A fueling station at night Bobby Vie/Flickr

The U.S. average retail price of diesel dropped 3.5 cents to $3.282 a gallon in data reported Nov. 19 as crude oil prices fell amid persistent concerns about oversupply.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
November 19, 2018
Business, Fuel

Diesel Prices Drop for Second Consecutive Week to $3.355 a Gallon

Diesel Prices Jupiterimages/Getty Images

The average price of diesel dropped for the second consecutive week, the U.S. Energy Information Administration reported.

Transport Topics
October 29, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Continued Testing, Cleaner Fuel Proposed for Diesel Engines

Cleaner fuel Neste's renewable diesel plant operates in Singapore. (Munshi Ahmed/Bloomberg News)

Diesel fuel still has a large role to play in achieving greater emissions reductions in heavy-duty trucks, experts said during a recent conference in San Francisco. Separately, they urged more in-use testing of engines to verify the gains, and increased use of renewable diesel, which is chemically similar to petroleum diesel, but cleaner.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
September 13, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Florida Scores Biggest Annual Gain in Heavy-Duty Clean Diesel Trucks

Oakley An Oakley Transport tanker. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Florida posted the biggest surge among states in the use of heavy-duty trucks with clean diesel engines in 2017, notching an 81% jump compared with a year earlier, according to data from IHS Markit. This increase came as fleet confidence in the technology took hold and more freight-hauling opportunities opened up in the nation’s fourth-largest state economy, other experts said.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
September 6, 2018

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