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Transport Topics fuel coverage looks closely at what powers trucks. From the latest on battery, diesel and alternative fuel technology to the costs and prices associated with each, this news category covers today’s fuel ecosystem extensively. Topics include green house gas regulation, fuel prices, equipment costs, fuel infrastructure, surcharge and more.


Will There Be a Diesel Shortage in 2024?  

Despite persistent supply chain challenges, economic conditions and government regulations, the supply of diesel fuel is expected to keep pace with demand for 2024.

February 21, 2024

Diesel Price Rises 3.4¢ in Second Straight Increase

The national average diesel price edged up for the second consecutive week, a 3.4-cent bump to $3.769, according to Energy Information Administration data released June 24.

June 24, 2024
Government, Business, Fuel, Logistics

Supreme Court to Consider Approval for Utah Rail Project

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed to consider reviving a critical approval for a railroad project that would carry crude oil and boost fossil fuel production in rural eastern Utah.

June 24, 2024
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Cellcentric Begins Pilot Hydrogen Fuel Cell Production in Germany

Cellcentric began pilot production of hydrogen fuel cells June 20 at its Esslingen plant in Germany, the joint venture between Daimler Truck and Volvo Group said.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
June 24, 2024
Government, Business, Equipment, Fuel, Perspective

Perspective: EPA’s GHG Phase 3 Rule Needs Fixing

One of my guiding principles, both personally and professionally, is to fix the problem. The commercial truck industry definitely has a problem to fix, writes ATD Chairman Scott Pearson.

Scott Pearson | Chairman, American Truck Dealers
June 24, 2024
Government, Business, Fuel

LNG Export Project at Center of Firestorm Set for Vote

Federal regulators are set to decide the fate of a long-stalled natural gas export project that has been at the center of a political firestorm over climate change and energy policy.

Ari Natter and Ruth Liao | Bloomberg News
June 21, 2024
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Key EV Battery Material Can Come From Methane

Graphite is key to manufacturing the lithium-ion batteries that power electric cars, and there has been a push to grow a U.S. supply chain.

June 20, 2024
Business, Technology, Fuel

A Waste-Oil Crunch Is Coming for Renewable Fuel

The world’s renewable fuelmakers are about to face a crunch in one of the most basic building blocks they need to be profitable: sufficient supply of waste oil.

Rachel Graham | Bloomberg News
June 18, 2024
Government, Business, Fuel, Logistics

Judge Orders BNSF to Pay Washington Tribe Nearly $400 Million

SEATTLE — BNSF Railway must pay nearly $400 million to a Native American tribe in Washington state, a federal judge ordered after finding that the company trespassed across the tribe’s reservation.

Gene Johnson | Associated Press
June 18, 2024
Government, Fuel

Diesel Price Climbs to $3.735 After First Gain in 10 Weeks

The national average diesel price reversed course and swung up 7.7 cents to $3.735, ending nine straight declines, according to Energy Information Administration data released June 17.

June 17, 2024