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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, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

South Dakota Has New Law for Alternative Fuels Taxes, Credits

Truckers driving through South Dakota using biodiesel and other alternative fuels will no longer be incorrectly taxed due to a new law enacted recently by Gov. Kristi Noem.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
February 24, 2023

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Business, Fuel

Market Reacts Positively to BP's TA Acquisition

Industry analysts reacted favorably to the news that TravelCenters of America is being acquired by BP Products North America, noting that each company brings elements to the table that help the proposed combination align.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 23, 2023
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

FHWA Issues Waiver to Speed Up Electric Charging Infrastructure

To help accelerate construction of electric vehicle charging infrastructure, the Federal Highway Administration has extended until July 2024 a waiver of Buy America requirements for steel, iron, manufactured products and construction materials used to build electric vehicle chargers.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
February 21, 2023
Government, Fuel

Diesel Drops Again, Falling 6.8¢ to $4.376 a Gallon

The national average price of diesel continued to dive, shedding 6.8 cents to settle at $4.376 a gallon, according to Energy Information Administration data released Feb. 21.

February 21, 2023
Government, Business, Equipment, Fuel

New Jersey Hits Pedal to Speed Up Clean Energy by 2035

New Jersey’s governor issued orders to accelerate 100% clean energy by 2035 and offer new incentives for heavy-duty electric vehicles.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
February 17, 2023
Government, Business, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics, Perspective

Perspective: State of the Union Highlights Trucking

ATA Chairman Dan Van Alstine shares his takeaways and experiences after attending the State of the Union. 

Dan Van Alstine | Chairman, American Trucking Associations
February 17, 2023
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

GOP Senators Target EPA Heavy-Duty Truck Rule

Senior Republicans are proposing to overturn federal emissions standards targeting heavy-duty commercial vehicles.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
February 16, 2023
Business, Fuel, Breaking News

Oil Giant BP Acquires TravelCenters of America

TravelCenters of America is being acquired by BP Products North America in a $1.3 billion deal announced Feb. 16.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 16, 2023
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

DOE Funds Plans for EV Charging, Hydrogen Fueling on Freight Corridors

Projects that aim to accelerate adoption of electric and fuel cell-powered medium- and heavy-duty trucks along freight corridors in 23 states are earmarked to receive $7.4 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
February 16, 2023
Government, Business, Fuel

Midwest US Ethanol Push Seen to Lift Gas Costs

Motorists in the Midwest U.S. could expect to pay more for gasoline under a fuel policy shift demanded by governors in the region, with a new refining industry-commissioned analysis outlining larger-than-expected impacts of the change.

Jennifer A. Dlouhy | Bloomberg News
February 15, 2023