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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, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Electrification Has Its Challenges, J.B. Hunt’s Simpson Says

LAS VEGAS — J.B. Hunt's Shelley Simpson encouraged attendees at the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo to be part of the solutions and innovation of sustainable transportation.

Michael Freeze | Features Editor
May 22, 2024
Government, Business, Fuel

US Puts Its 1 Million-Barrel Gasoline Reserve Up for Sale

The Biden administration is putting its cache of 1 million barrels of gasoline on the market, after being ordered to liquidate the reserve by Congress.

Ari Natter | Bloomberg News
May 21, 2024
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Alm: Heavy-Duty EV Adoption Must Include Carbon Pricing

LAS VEGAS — Expediting adoption of heavy-duty battery-electric trucks is a multifactor conundrum, but the answer must include a price on carbon dioxide emissions, Volvo Trucks' Alm says.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
May 21, 2024
Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Hino, Hexagon Purus Launch Class 8 Battery-Electric Truck

LAS VEGAS — Hino Trucks and Hexagon Purus launched a Class 8 battery-electric truck known as the Tern RC8 on May 20, with serial production set to begin in the fourth quarter.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
May 21, 2024
Business, Technology, Fuel

Tesla’s Priestley to EV Fleets: Now Is the Time to Scale

LAS VEGAS — In a rare trade show appearance for the company, the head of Tesla’s heavy-duty truck program stressed that electric truck technology is ready for prime time.

Michael Freeze | Features Editor
May 21, 2024
Government, Fuel

Diesel Price Drops 5.9¢ to Hit $3.789 a Gallon

The national average diesel price continued to slide, shedding 5.9 cents to reach $3.789 a gallon, according to Energy Information Administration data released May 20.

May 20, 2024
Business, Technology, Fuel

Fuel Cell Maker Symbio Unveils Class 8 FCEV Demonstrator

Hydrogen fuel cell manufacturer Symbio, backed by three auto industry heavyweights, unwrapped a Class 8 tractor equipped with its powertrain.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
May 20, 2024
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Coalition Seeks Information on New Biofuel Tax Credit System

A coalition of biofuel proponents and agricultural groups is asking Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen for guidance about a Clean Fuels Production Credit based on carbon intensity scores.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
May 17, 2024
Government, Business, Fuel

More Iowa Biodiesel to Flow From $14 Million State Grants

More renewable fuel from Iowa producers could soon be flowing thanks to a funding increase from the state.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
May 17, 2024
Business, Technology, Fuel

Clean Energy Fuels to Build Nine RNG Production Facilities

Clean Energy Fuels is teaming up with Maas Energy Works to build nine renewable natural gas production facilities at dairy farms across seven states, the companies said May 14.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
May 17, 2024