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House Considers Electric Vehicles Legislation

Electric vehicles at charging station Electric vehicles at a public charging station. (Sven Loeffler/Getty Images)

Senate-passed legislation meant to promote access to electric vehicles around the country will be under consideration before the U.S. House of Representatives this month.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
September 14, 2020
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

Hurricane Sally to Hit New Orleans, Alabama Coast

A satellite photo of Sally, then a tropical storm, late Sept. 13. A satellite photo of Sally, at this point a tropical storm, late Sept. 13. It has since been classified as a hurricane. (NOAA via AP)

Hurricane Sally will begin hammering the U.S. Gulf Coast with flooding rains late Sept. 14, before making landfall between New Orleans and Mobile, Ala., and potentially causing as much as $3 billion in losses and damage.

Brian K. Sullivan | Bloomberg News
September 14, 2020
Government, Business, Fuel

OPEC Forecasts Lower Demand; BP Sees ‘Peak Oil’ in 2020s

BP says it expects demand for crude oil to peak in the early 2020s. Bernard Looney, CEO of BP, is photographed in London on Sept. 11. The company said it expects crude oil demand to peak in the early 2020s. (Matt Dunham/Associated Press)

Developing countries’ difficulty in containing the spread of the coronavirus pandemic will keep a lid on global oil demand, particularly in India, the OPEC cartel said Sept. 14 as it cut its forecasts.

September 14, 2020
Business, Equipment, Fuel, Top 100

Estes Partners With Clean Energy to Expand RNG Vehicle Fleet

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. station A Clean Energy Fuels station in California. Estes, headquartered in Richmond, Va., will use the trucks for the segment of its fleet in California. (Clean Energy Fuels Corp.)

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced Sept. 9 that Estes Express Lines is adding 50 of its renewable natural gas trucks.

September 11, 2020
Government, Business, Fuel, Logistics

Oil Traders Snap Up Tankers in Sign Second-Wave Glut Is Near

Oil tankers sit anchored off the coast of Long Beach, Calif., on April 22. Oil tankers sit anchored off the coast of Long Beach, Calif., on April 22.(Tim Rue/Bloomberg News)

Some of the world’s biggest oil traders are getting ready for the possible resurgence of a coronavirus-induced glut of crude and fuels, snapping up giant tankers for monthslong charters so that they can be ready to store excess barrels if necessary.

September 11, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel

Nikola Slumps After Denial of Short Seller Report

Nikola Founder Trevor Milton said he would give away shares to 50 employees. Nikola founder and Executive Chairman Trevor Milton is seen here in a screenshot from TT's Newsmakers series. (Transport Topics)

Just days after announcing a $2 billion agreement with General Motors, Nikola Corp. is fighting back against a “short seller” accusing the startup of deception and lying about its electric technology.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
September 11, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel, Logistics, Autonomous

Tesla Plans to Start Shipping Out Cars Made at Shanghai Gigafactory

Tesla will begin shipping vehicles from its Shanghai factory to other countries in Asia and Europe. An aerial view of Tesla's Gigafactory in Shanghai, China. (Qilai Shen/Bloomberg News)

Tesla Inc. plans to ship cars made at its Shanghai factory to other countries in Asia and Europe, according to people familiar with the matter, shifting its strategy for the plant to largely focus on supplying the local market.

September 11, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel

Nikola Disputes Charges of Deception

The Nikola Two hydrogen-powered Class 8 tractor. The Nikola Two hydrogen-powered Class 8 tractor. (Nikola)

Nikola Corp. shares fell as much as 13% after Hindenburg Research published a report accusing the startup electric-vehicle maker of “deception” and lying about its technology.

Ed Ludlow and Joshua Fineman | Bloomberg News
September 10, 2020
Government, Business, Fuel

Blue States Sue to Stop Trump’s Arctic Refuge Drilling Plan

Fifteen states are suing to block the Trump administration's decision to sell drilling rights in ANWR. Fifteen states are suing to block the Trump administration's decision to sell drilling rights in ANWR. (US Fish and Wildlife Service/Getty Images)

A group of 15 Democrat-led states sued to block the Trump administration’s decision to sell drilling rights in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, alleging the plan fails to account for the danger to wildlife and climate-change impacts.

Malathi Nayak | Bloomberg News
September 9, 2020
Government, Business, Fuel, Logistics

Oil Market Buckles Under Pressure of Pandemic’s Second Wave

Gas flares from pipes burn aboard an offshore platform in the Persian Gulf's Salmon Oil Field. Gas flares from pipes burn aboard an offshore platform in the Persian Gulf's Salmon Oil Field. (Ali Mohammadi/Bloomberg News)

Six months after the coronavirus pandemic’s initial punch, signs of a second wave are already emerging in the oil market.

September 9, 2020

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