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DOE Forecasts Higher Diesel, Gas Prices

Bruce Harmon/Trans Pixs

The national average price of diesel fuel will rise to $2.74 in the fourth quarter, from $2.62 in the third quarter, as the winter heating-fuel season begins and oil prices rise, the Department of Energy said Wednesday.

September 9, 2009
Business, Fuel, Government

UTi Worldwide’s Profit, Revenue Decline

Air and freight forwarder UTi Worldwide reported a decline in net income and revenue for its fiscal second quarter.

September 9, 2009
Business, Fuel

Diesel Drops for First Time in 7 Weeks

Larry Smith/Trans Pixs

Diesel fell for the first time in almost two months Tuesday, declining 2.7 cents to $2.647 a gallon, the Department of Energy reported.

September 9, 2009
Business, Safety, Fuel

Penske, Freightliner to Host SCR Seminars

Penske Truck Leasing said that it will join truck manufacturer Freightliner in a two-month North American tour of seminars about selective catalytic reduction technology.

September 8, 2009
Business, Government, Safety, Logistics, Fuel

TMC to Hold Annual SuperTech Competition

Eighty-two maintenance technicians will compete for national industry honors, while fleet managers grapple with clean-vehicle technology options and universal equipment warranties at SuperTech and the fall meeting of the Technology & Maintenance Council.

September 7, 2009
Business, Fuel

Experts See Bright Spot in Domestic Intermodal

Domestic intermodal continues to be a relatively strong performer and an attractive alternative for motor carriers today in weak freight markets, said an industry official and two analysts.

September 7, 2009
Business, Fuel, Government

Diesel Rises 0.6¢ to $2.674 in Sixth Consecutive Increase

U.S diesel prices continued their summer-long climb last week, inching up 0.6 cent to $2.674 a gallon, according to the Department of Energy retail fuel survey.

September 7, 2009
Business, Fuel

Oil Rises Following DOE Inventory Report

Larry Smith/Trans Pixs

Oil rose slightly Wednesday after falling to near $67 a barrel, following a Department of Energy report showed that inventories declined last week, Bloomberg reported.

September 2, 2009
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Rises 0.6¢ to $2.674 in Sixth Straight Increase

Dave Arnston/Bloomberg News

Diesel fuel’s national average price rose slightly, gaining 0.6 cent to $2.674 a gallon, its sixth straight gain, the Department of Energy reported.

September 1, 2009
Business, Fuel

Daimler Gains DOE Funding in AltTech Vehicles Program

Daimler Trucks North America said Monday it will participate in at least seven programs totally about $33 million under a U.S. Department of Energy grant for alternative technology vehicles.

August 31, 2009

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