Business, Fuel, Government

Indiana Approves 10¢ Motor Carrier Surcharge Increase

Holcomb by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

Along with increasing its diesel tax by 10 cents, Indiana recently approved a 10-cent increase to a surcharge tax for trucks.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
May 14, 2017
Government, Business

Natso Urges Congress to Extend Biodiesel Blenders’ Tax

Members of Congress should extend the biodiesel blenders’ tax credit when they take up legislation that would overhaul the country’s tax code, the association representing truck stops and travel plazas indicated recently.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
May 9, 2017
Business, Fuel

Diesel Prices Drop 1.8¢ to $2.565

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

The U.S. average retail price of diesel dropped 1.8 cents to $2.565 a gallon as oil prices remained below $50 a barrel for the third week amid questions about whether Saudi Arabia and Russia will cut oil production into 2018.

Transport Topics
May 8, 2017
Business, Fuel

World Buying American Diesel as Fast as Refiners Can Make It

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

The international market has a message for American refiners: Stay calm and keep turning crude into diesel.

Laura Blewitt | Bloomberg News
May 4, 2017
Business, Fuel

Diesel Falls 1.2¢ to $2.583 a Gallon, Oil Holds

Spencer Platt/Getty Images

The U.S. average retail price of diesel dropped 1.2 cents to $2.583 a gallon as oil prices remained below $50 a barrel and U.S. rig counts pushed higher. 

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
May 1, 2017

Looking Beyond Diesel to Fuels of Tomorrow

Britt by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

INDIANAPOLIS — Diesel fuel dominates the commercial truck world today and will continue to do so in the near future, but greenhouse gas regulations will force the industry to use it more efficiently and eventually could push fleets toward other, cleaner fuels, industry executives said here at the Green Truck Summit.

Bruce Lilly | Special to Transport Topics
May 1, 2017
Business, Fuel

Diesel Dips 0.2¢ to $2.595 a Gallon

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

The U.S. average retail price of diesel slipped 0.2 cent to $2.595 a gallon as oil prices dropped below $50 a gallon and U.S. rig counts continued to rise.

Transport Topics
April 24, 2017
Business, Logistics

Pricey Canadian Diesel Kindles Desire for Aerodynamic Savings

MONTREAL — Two suppliers of aerodynamic fairings at the ExpoCam truck show here said sales of the mileage-enhancing products are popular on both sides of the U.S.-Canadian border. However, a key difference is the approach of the government.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
April 24, 2017

U.S. Xpress' Diesel Technicians Vie for Spot at ATA’s Skills Competition

TUNNEL HILL, Ga. — Once your vehicle's odometer goes past 200,000 miles, you might think you're making your car, truck or SUV last.

Tim Omarzu | Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times/Free Press
April 21, 2017

Tennessee General Assembly Passes Gas, Diesel Tax


You'll be paying more for gasoline and diesel fuel in Tennessee, starting this summer, after Gov. Bill Haslam signs a bill to increase state fuel taxes.

James Bennett | The Daily Herald (Columbia, Tenn.)
April 20, 2017