diesel
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
Government, Business, Fuel

Diesel Falls 1.9¢ to $3.220 as Mideast Jitters, Strong Dollar Seesaw Price of Oil

diesel fuel pumps Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

The U.S. average retail price of diesel fell 1.9 cents to $3.220 a gallon while crude prices slipped, according to the weekly report from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration.

Transport Topics
July 23, 2018
Business, Fuel

Diesel Flat at $3.239 Per Gallon

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The U.S. average retail price of diesel fuel was virtually flat last week, falling 0.4 cent to $3.239 a gallon, according to the weekly report from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration.

Transport Topics
July 16, 2018
Business, Fuel

Diesel Slides 2.8¢ to $3.216 a Gallon

tanker truck Matthew Staver/Bloomberg News

The U.S. average retail price of diesel fuel fell 2.8 cents to $3.216 a gallon, the fourth week in a row of declines, according to the weekly report from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
June 25, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel

Diesel Price Drops Again to $3.244 a Gallon

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The U.S. average retail price of diesel fuel fell 2.2 cents to $3.244 a gallon, the third week in a row of moderate declines, according to the weekly report June 18 from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
June 18, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel

Diesel Prices Gain 1.1¢ in 10th Straight Increase

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The U.S. average retail price of diesel increased for the 10th week in a row, nudging up 1.1 cents to $3.288 a gallon, according to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration report May 28.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
May 29, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel, Logistics

Security Forces Deployed as Trucker Strike Upends Brazilian Economy

Striking truckers and motorcycle messengers block the entrance of BR Distribuidora, a fuel station run by the state-run oil company Petrobras, May 24. (Eraldo Peres/AP)

Brazil sank further into chaos May 25 as the fifth day of a nationwide truckers’ strike prompted the deployment of national security forces amid warnings of a calamity in one of world’s largest cities and potentially devastating livestock losses.

Simone Iglesias Fabiana Batista and Tatiana Freitas | Bloomberg News
May 25, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel, Logistics

Brazilian Trucker Strike Starting to Wear on Economy

Paulo Fridman/Bloomberg News

A truckers strike in Brazil over higher diesel prices has left at least one McDonald’s in Copacabana struggling to serve its customers. The last perishable food delivery received at the restaurant was May 18, manager Yladian Barbosa told O Globo newspaper.

Christiana Sciaudone Raymond Colitt and David Biller | Bloomberg News
May 24, 2018
Business, Fuel

Diesel Rises for 9th Straight Week, Up 3.8¢ to $3.277

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The U.S. average retail price of diesel fuel rose 3.8 cents last week to $3.277 a gallon, making it the ninth straight week that the price of trucking’s main fuel has gone up, according to the weekly report from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration on May 21.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
May 21, 2018

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