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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.

Government, Business, Fuel

Carter Express Helps Nestlé Go Green With EV Yard Tractors

Two electric trucks from Carter Express Inc. went into operation at Nestlé’s production plant in Indiana thanks to a state grant for $600,000 covering most of the green supply chain project.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
September 27, 2023

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Business, Fuel, TCA

Pa. Turnpike Aims for EV Chargers at Every Plaza by 2027

The Pennsylvania Turnpike should have electric vehicle charging stations at every service plaza by January 2027, officials said.

Borys Krawczeniuk | The Times-Tribune (Scranton, Pa.)
September 27, 2023
Business, Fuel

New York Steps Up as Unlikely Diesel Supplier

New York is rising to the fore as an unlikely diesel supplier, shipping out three cargoes in one week as Russia’s fuel export ban sends buyers searching for new supplies.

Chunzi Xu | Bloomberg News
September 26, 2023
Government, Business, Fuel

Diesel Price Drops 4.7¢ to $4.586 a Gallon

The national average diesel price paused from its recent surge, falling back 4.7 cents to settle at $4.586 a gallon, according to Energy Information Administration data released Sept. 25.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
September 25, 2023
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Run on Less Event Sees Big Improvements, Pleasant Surprises

The North American Council for Freight Efficiency’s latest Run on Less program is largely producing pleasant surprises so far, including Tesla Semi performance.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
September 22, 2023
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Volvo Energy Developing Second-Life Plans for Truck Batteries

GOTHENBURG, Sweden — Executives from Volvo Energy said they are developing long-term life cycle plans for batteries used in their electric trucks, with an emphasis on energy storage.

September 22, 2023
Government, Business, Fuel

EPA’s Own Scientists Warn Ethanol Might Not Be Green Enough

The U.S. government’s own scientists on Sept. 21 questioned whether corn-based ethanol is better for the environment than traditional petroleum-based fuels.

Jennifer A. Dlouhy | Bloomberg News
September 21, 2023
Business, Technology, Fuel, TCA

Hyundai, Georgia Tech to Research Hydrogen Power for Trucks

Hyundai Motor Group signed an agreement with Georgia Tech on Sept. 19 to collaborate on research and development of hydrogen-fueled engines for large trucks and electric vehicle batteries.

Zachary Hansen | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
September 20, 2023
Business, Fuel, For-Hire, Private

Love’s Travel Stops No. 1 on Happiest Employees List

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, a family-run chain of truck stops founded nearly 60 years ago, topped storied firms like IBM, Nike and Apple in a new ranking of employee well-being.

Matthew Boyle | Bloomberg News
September 20, 2023
Government, Business, Fuel

N.J. Diesel, Gas Taxes Go Up by Nearly 1¢ Oct. 1

New Jersey’s diesel and gas prices will rise 0.9¢ Oct. 1 due to the first uptick in state fuel taxes since 2020, according to the state treasury department.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
September 19, 2023