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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, Equipment, Fuel

Kenworth Celebrates 100 Years in Business

Kenworth Truck Co. kicked off its yearlong celebration marking a century since Harry Kent and Edgar Worthington founded the truck manufacturer on Jan. 26, 1923, in Seattle.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 15, 2023

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Government, Business, Fuel

Diesel Falls 9.5¢ to $4.444 a Gallon

The national average price for a gallon of diesel sank by 9.5 cents, reaching $4.444 a gallon, according to data for the week ending Feb. 13 provided by the Energy Information Administration.

February 13, 2023
Business, Fuel

Love’s Offers Auto Fuel Discount

Love’s Travel Stops is offering a 10-cent-per-gallon discount on gasoline and auto diesel, the company announced Feb. 10.

February 13, 2023
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Fuel

TMC Annual Meeting to Spotlight Root Cause Analysis

Root cause analysis will be in the spotlight during the Technology & Maintenance Council Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition in Orlando, Fla., on Feb. 27-March 2.

Michael Freeze | Features Editor
February 10, 2023
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel, TCA

Shippers to Pay $45 Million to Settle 2021 California Oil Spill Lawsuits

LOS ANGELES — Companies linked to two cargo ships accused of damaging a pipeline months before it ruptured have agreed to pay $45 million to settle lawsuits brought by business owners and residents.

Hannah Fry and Laura J. Nelson | Los Angeles Times
February 10, 2023
Government, Fuel

Gasoline Shipping Costs Soaring After Russia Sanctions

The cost of moving gasoline and other fuels on ocean-going tankers is soaring days after sanctions targeting Russia’s petroleum sales.

February 10, 2023
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

FHWA to Start Funding Program to Lower Truck Emissions at Ports

The Federal Highway Administration soon will open fiscal 2022-2023 grant applications for its new Reduction of Truck Emissions at Port Facilities program, according to a Feb. 8 announcement by the Department of Transportation.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
February 9, 2023
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

DOE Encourages 33 Regional Hydrogen Hubs to Compete in Final Funding Phase

The Department of Energy advised proposed consortiums backed by states and others competing for a share of $7 billion in federal funds for their regional hydrogen hubs to get their permits, cost projections and community outreach plans in order.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
February 8, 2023
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Another $237 Million for Honda Battery Plant Project in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio’s privatized economic development office has finalized an agreement with Honda to infuse $237 million into development of a massive battery plant project that the Japanese automaker plans to use to transform the state into its North American electric vehicle hub.

Julie Carr Smyth | Associated Press
February 8, 2023
Government, Fuel

Diesel Drops 8.3¢ to $4.539 a Gallon

The national average price of diesel slid 8.3 cents to $4.539 a gallon, according to Energy Information Administration data released Feb. 6.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
February 8, 2023