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Business, Technology, Fuel

Gas Stations Rush to Convert Fuel Pumps to Accept Chip Cards

Man refueling car Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg

Gas stations around the United States are rushing to upgrade fuel pumps to accept credit and debit cards with chips after Visa Inc. and Mastercard Inc. rejected a request to delay a looming deadline to complete the work.

Jenny Surane | Bloomberg News
January 7, 2020
Government, Business, Fuel

Gambling Expands at Pa. Truck Stops, but Opponents Continue Fight

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Four Pennsylvania truck stops are the latest to have been given conditional approval to operate video gaming terminals at their facilities, the latest step in a long-running, controversial effort in the state to introduce the gambling devices in truck stops and convenience stores.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
March 11, 2019
Business, Technology, Fuel

Fuel-Card Partnerships Proliferate Amid Growing Competition for Discounts

Conard Transportation driver A Conard Transportation driver with a QuikQ card at the pump. (Conard Transportation)

Cost savings and conveniences offered through fuel cards are spurring an increase in partnerships among card issuers, truck-stop chains and other industry players as competition heats up in the fuel-discount arena.

April 23, 2018

FTC Sets Conditions for Pilot, Flying J Merger

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The Federal Trade Commission has removed one of the last hurdles facing the proposed merger of Pilot Corp. and Flying J by ordering the two truck-stop chains to sell certain locations to rival rest stop operator Love’s Travel Stops and Country Stores.

July 1, 2010

Groups Concerned About Ariz.’s Rest Area Commercialization

A coalition of truck stops, restaurant franchises and other businesses have expressed opposition to Arizona’s proposal to stem budgetary shortfalls by commercializing the state’s interstate rest areas.

Caitlin Bronson | Special to Transport Topics
June 15, 2010