Fuel
Fuel, Business

Exxon Mobil, Partners to Build Hydrogen-Powered Forklift

Exxon Mobil Corp. said it will partner with two other companies and an Israeli university to build a commercial lift-truck application powered by fuel cells from hydrogen produced in the truck.

Transport Topics
December 3, 2007
Business, Logistics, Fuel, Government

Diesel Climbs 3.4¢ to $3.444

The national average price of diesel pushed past a record level for the third time in four weeks, rising 3.4 cents a gallon to $3.444, the Department of Energy reported.

December 3, 2007
Fuel, Government

Loggers Planning Diesel Protest in Washington

Independent logging truckers from Maine may drive their rigs to Washington to protest high diesel fuel prices, the Bangor (Maine) Daily News reported Thursday.

Transport Topics
November 29, 2007
Business, Fuel, Safety, Technology, Government

Forward Air Buying Black Hawk Freight Services

Forward Air Corp. said it has entered into an agreement to acquire certain assets of Black Hawk Freight Services, a privately held provider of transportation services headquartered in Milan, Ill.

Transport Topics
November 27, 2007
Business, Logistics, Fuel, Government

Diesel Rises 3.4¢ to $3.444; Sets Another Record

Bloomberg News

The national average price of diesel rose 3.4 cents to a new all time record of $3.444 a gallon, the Department of Energy said Monday.

Transport Topics
November 27, 2007
Business, Fuel

Bankruptcies Rise as Operating Expenses Grow

Trucking bankruptcies rose 11.5% in October from the previous month as carriers struggled with weak freight demand and sharply rising costs for fuel and other operating expenses, according to data from investment bank Credit Suisse in New York.

November 26, 2007
Fuel, Business, Government

Diesel Dips 1.5¢ to $3.41 a Gallon

The average price of retail diesel fell 1.5 cents last week to $3.41 a gallon, ending a string of five straight increases that had pushed the fuel to record levels, the Department of Energy reported.

November 26, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government

Diesel Slips 1.5 Cents to $3.410

Bruce Harmon/Trans Pix

Diesel prices on Monday edged back from record levels, falling 1.5 cents to $3.410 a gallon, the Department of Energy reported.

Transport Topics
November 19, 2007
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

Diesel Jumps to $3.425

U.S. diesel fuel prices rose another 12.2 cents last week to $3.425 a gallon, the second consecutive record high and the eighth increase in the past nine weeks, the Department of Energy said.

November 19, 2007
Fuel, Business, Safety

Letters to the Editor: No Parking, Fuel Surcharges, Silent Attack, Driver Surveillance, Ports’ Truck Ban

For almost 30 years, we have had parking areas in mile-zone 262 near Elk Mountain in Wyoming. In 2006, the westbound parking area was removed during road repair. In 2007, the east-bound parking area was removed during road repair. Apparently, Wyoming does not intend to replace these two parking areas.

Transport Topics
November 16, 2007

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