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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.

Business, Fuel

Crude at Five-Month High as US Gasoline Stockpiles Tumble

Oil Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Crude closed at a five-month high after U.S. government data showed the biggest decline in gasoline stockpiles since 2017, offsetting an increase in crude inventories.

Jessica Summers | Bloomberg News
April 10, 2019
Business, Fuel

Motorists Likely to Pay Less at Pump This Summer

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

American drivers probably will pay less to fill up this summer as oil prices are forecast to be lower than last year.

Stephen Cunningham | Bloomberg News
April 10, 2019
Business, Fuel

Castrol Expands Reach With New Partnerships

Lubricant manufacturer Castrol announced two new distributor relationships.

April 10, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel, Opinion

Opinion: Congress Must Act on Infrastructure Crisis

ATA President Chris Spear: American Trucking Associations is stepping up our call on Washington with a new media and grassroots advocacy campaign that turns up the pressure on Congress and the administration to enact comprehensive infrastructure funding legislation.

Chris Spear | President and CEO, American Trucking Associations
April 10, 2019
Government, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

$59 Million in Vehicle Technologies Research Funding Available, Energy Department Announces

Electric truck charging Topics for funding include infrastructure for alternative fuel vehicles, such as electric trucks. (Orange EV)

The Energy Department on April 3 announced that about $59 million is available for stakeholders seeking to develop projects that prioritize energy-efficient mobility systems, improve materials for powertrains, co-optimize advanced engine and fuel technologies, and create new mobility options.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
April 10, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

Canada Hikes Price of Diesel Fuel With New Carbon Tax

A truck enters Canada from the United States A truck enters Canada from the United States. (Thinkstock)

The Canadian government has begun implementation of a federal carbon tax program that will extend the increase in the cost of diesel fuel for all truckers, including those from the United States, doing business in all 10 Canadian provinces.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
April 9, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

Iowa Rep. Abby Finkenauer Introduces Biodiesel Tax Credit Legislation

Abby Finkenauer Biodiesel pumps at a gas station. (TT File Photo)

Bipartisan legislation that would extend the biodiesel tax credit by two years was recently introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
April 9, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

Diesel Rises 1.5¢ a Gallon to $3.093

diesel fuel gauge Getty Images

The U.S. average retail price of diesel climbed 1.5 cents to $3.093 a gallon, and crude oil prices pushed past $64 a barrel to post a five-month high, the Department of Energy reported April 8.

April 8, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

Fiat to Pool Cars With Tesla to Meet CO2 Reduction Targets

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is pooling its fleet with Tesla Inc. to comply with stricter European Union rules on carbon dioxide emissions in a deal that is likely to pay the U.S. electric-car leader hundreds of millions of dollars.

Lorenzo Totaro and Daniele Lepido | Bloomberg News
April 8, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

Infrastructure Funding Hits Roadblocks in Michigan Legislature

Gas Marco Ugarte/Associated Press

As negotiations over Michigan’s annual budget pick up the pace, fissures are developing between the Republican-led Legislature and Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer over the perennial problem of road funding.

Lauren Gibbons | MLive.com
April 5, 2019

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