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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, 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
Business, Fuel

Oil in Longest Run of Weekly Gains Since 2017 on Tight Supply

Oil Ali Mohammadi/Bloomberg News

Oil in New York headed for the longest weekly winning streak since November 2017 as crises from Venezuela to Libya threatened supplies, while optimism over U.S.-China trade talks buoyed the outlook for demand.

Grant Smith | Bloomberg News
April 5, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

Colorado Drillers Face Tougher Rules Under New Reforms

Jamie Schwaberow/Bloomberg News

Colorado’s Legislature passed a sweeping overhaul of the state’s oil and natural gas laws, giving local governments more power to regulate drilling in one of the nation’s top crude-producing regions.

Catherine Traywick | Bloomberg News
April 5, 2019
Business, Fuel

Fortistar Acquires Landfills for Renewable Natural Gas

Clean energy supplier Fortistar, in partnership with financial company Ares Capital Corp., announced it acquired two landfill renewable natural gas facilities in western Pennsylvania from EDF Renewables North America.

April 5, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

Canadian Oil Rally May Falter Amid Pipeline Delay, Deloitte Says

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

The stubborn, sharp rise in Canadian heavy crude prices finally may falter later this year, when swelling output overwhelms a pipeline system that will be lacking a key project producers had counted on, according to Deloitte.

Kevin Orland | Bloomberg News
April 3, 2019

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