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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, Autonomous

Battery Maker Clarios Expands Low-Voltage Systems

Global battery supplier Clarios is expanding its engineering capabilities and developing new technologies to meet the shifting power demands of modern vehicles.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
September 5, 2023

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Government, Business, Fuel

Saudi Arabia, Russia Plan to Extend Oil Cut Through Year-End

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia and Russia agreed Sept. 5 to extend their voluntary oil production cuts through the end of this year.

Jon Gambrell | Associated Press
September 5, 2023
Business, Technology, Fuel

Chevron Buys Land for Possible New Facility Outside Houston

Chevron Corp. bought a plot of land the size of almost 60 football fields just outside of Houston in preparation for what could become a new research-and-development campus.

Kevin Crowley | Bloomberg News
September 5, 2023
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Think Tank Urges DOT to Begin National VMT Fee Pilot

A Washington think tank is encouraging the federal government to proceed with a legislatively mandated national pilot program to explore the viability of a vehicle-miles-traveled fee.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
September 1, 2023
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel, Logistics

Florida Starts to Recover as Idalia Rain Hits North Carolina

Florida has started to dig out from the aftermath of Idalia, which weakened to a tropical storm even as it brought heavy rain across Georgia and the Carolinas.

August 31, 2023
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Composite Use Cuts International SuperTruck II Mass by 60%

Navistar’s International SuperTruck II achieved a 60% reduction in weight compared with the baseline model due to a composite cab and trailer box, TPI Composites said.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
August 30, 2023
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Trucking Urges Zero-Emission Approach That Goes Beyond EVs

Alternatives for reducing emissions that go beyond a federal regulatory push to expand use of battery-electric  trucks exist for both near- and longer-term applications, experts said.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
August 30, 2023
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel, Logistics

Five States Issue Emergency Commercial Vehicle Orders

Florida and four other states issued emergency waivers for commercial motor vehicles that remain in effect for varying periods up to a month to deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Idalia.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
August 29, 2023
Government, Business, Fuel

Diesel Price Climbs to $4.475 a Gallon

Diesel prices lurched forward another 8.6 cents a gallon to reach $4.475 for the national average, according to data from the Energy Information Administration released Aug. 28.

August 28, 2023
Government, Safety, Fuel

Florida Faces Fuel Squeeze as Barge Traffic Falls

Florida is facing a potential squeeze on fuel supplies as shipments into the state slow just as demand is rising from consumers preparing for the threat of a major hurricane.

Chunzi Xu | Bloomberg News
August 28, 2023