Business, Fuel

Shell Joins Board of the California Fuel Cell Partnership

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The California Fuel Cell Partnership announced Shell has become a member of its executive board. Shell is the first energy company to join the board.

March 12, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel

Diesel Price Declines 3.6¢ a Gallon

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The U.S. retail diesel average declined 3.6 cents to $3.027 a gallon, the Department of Energy reported Feb. 20.

February 20, 2018
Business, Equipment, Fuel

Trump Administration Said to Eye Big Cuts to Fuel Economy Rules

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President Donald Trump’s administration is looking at ways to reduce future fuel economy standards for automobiles in a move to appease carmakers, who have asked to ease targets put in place under President Barack Obama.

February 12, 2018
Business, Equipment, Fuel

Diesel Rises 1.6¢ to $3.086 a Gallon

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The U.S. average retail price of diesel rose 1.6 cents to $3.086 as oil slipped and continued to slide below $64 a barrel. It marked the fourth consecutive week of average diesel prices above $3.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
February 5, 2018
Business, Fuel

Diesel Hits Three-Year High, Rises 3.2¢ to $3.028 a Gallon

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The U.S. average retail price of diesel rose 3.2 cents to $3.028, its highest price in three years.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
January 16, 2018
Business, Fuel, Logistics

Icy Rivers Slow New York Barges Trying to Deliver Heating Fuel

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Penobscot Bay helps break free tug Stephanie Dann from the ice on the Hudson River near Kingston, N.Y. Jan. 2, 2018. Photo by U.S. Coast Guard.

Shivering New Yorkers may have to pay more to get warm as ice in the Hudson River delayed fuel-barge deliveries and the U.S. government warned of a home heating-fuel shortage from the East Coast to Texas.

Laura Blewitt | Bloomberg News
January 2, 2018

Diesel Rises 1.4¢ to $2.926 a Gallon as Oil Climbs

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The U.S. average retail price of diesel jumped 1.4 cents to $2.926 a gallon as oil rose above $58 a barrel.

November 27, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment

Fuel Cells Gain Momentum as Range Extenders for Electric Trucks

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When Nikola Motor Co. President Trevor Milton pulled the wraps off the Nikola One prototype Class 8 truck last year and announced it would have a hydrogen fuel-cell power plant, it seemed a radical approach at the time.

Steve Sturgess | Special to Transport Topics
November 27, 2017
Government, Business, Fuel

Diesel Dips 0.3¢ to $2.912 a Gallon as Oil Slips

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The U.S. average retail price of diesel dipped 0.3 cent to $2.912 a gallon, marking its first decline in more than a month, the Department of Energy reported Nov. 20.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
November 20, 2017
Business, Fuel

Diesel Climbs to Highest Price in More Than Two Years

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The U.S. average retail price of diesel increased 2.2 cents to $2.819 a gallon — the highest price in more than two years — as oil prices rallied on speculation production cuts will continue into 2018 following a meeting of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries in November.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
October 30, 2017