Fuel

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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, Government, Safety, Fuel

Feds Probing Oil-Trading Practices

Federal regulators are looking into possible manipulation of crude oil prices by after-hours trading practices, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

Transport Topics
May 10, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government

Oil Falls as Inventories Rise

Michael Nagle/Bloomberg News

Crude oil futures prices fell to their lowest level in seven weeks Wednesday following an Energy Department report that showed inventories rose last week.

Transport Topics
May 9, 2007
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

Senate Panel Sets Mileage Bill To Include Heavy Trucks

Tannen Maury/Bloomberg News

A Senate panel approved a measure that would boost automobile fuel-economy standards and set mileage standards for heavy trucks for the first time, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.

Transport Topics
May 9, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government

Diesel Price to Drop, DOE Says

Eddie Seal/Bloomberg News

Retail diesel prices for 2007 will peak this month at $2.92 a gallon before gradually declining every month through the end of the year, the Department of Energy said.

Transport Topics
May 8, 2007
Fuel, Business, Government

Diesel Dips 1.9¢ to $2.792; Gas Jumps 8.3¢ to $3.054

Bruce Harmon/Trans Pixs

The average price of retail diesel fuel fell for a third straight week, while gasoline jumped to within 1.2 cents of an all-time record, the Department of Energy said Monday.

Transport Topics
May 8, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government, Safety

Atlas Air Turns 1Q Profit

Air cargo company Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings said it earned $6.2 million or 29 cents a share in the first quarter, turning around a loss of $3.7 million or 18 cents a year ago.

Transport Topics
May 8, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government, Safety

Air Cargo Shipments Fall 2.1%

Air cargo shipments fell 2.1% in March, the Air Transport Association said Monday.

Transport Topics
May 7, 2007
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

Freightliner Sets New ‘Cascadia’ Truck

CHARLOTTE, N.C. —  Freightliner Trucks last week introduced a new heavy-duty over-the-road truck called “Cascadia” it said improves fuel efficiency by 3%.

May 7, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Fuel

Diesel Declines 4¢ to $2.811

Diesel fuel fell 4 cents a gallon to $2.811 last week, its second straight decline, while the gasoline average posted its largest gain in just over a year, the Energy Department said.

May 7, 2007
Fuel, Business

Diesel Falls 4¢ to $2.811; Gas Jumps 10.2¢ to $2.971

Bruce Harmon/Trans Pixs

Retail diesel fuel fell 4 cents to $2.811 a gallon in a second straight weekly decline, while gasoline soared, the Department of Energy said Monday.

Transport Topics
May 1, 2007

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