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Diesel Price Rises 3¢ to $2.803; Gas Jumps to Another Record

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Diesel fuel’s national average price climbed 3 cents to $2.803 a gallon and gasoline continued to soar, setting an all-time record for the second straight week with an 11.5-cent spike to $3.218, the Department of Energy said Monday.

Transport Topics
May 22, 2007
Fuel, Business, Autonomous

UPS Expands ‘Green Fleet’ Hybrids

UPS Inc. said Tuesday it had expanded its fleet of alternative-fuel vehicles by adding 50 new hybrid electric delivery trucks.

Transport Topics
May 22, 2007
Business, Fuel, Safety, Autonomous

Truck Makers Oppose Legislation Imposing Fuel-Economy Standards

A Senate proposal that would set fuel-economy standards for heavy- and medium-duty trucks conflicts with a current push to reduce engine emissions and would not work without additional research, representatives of the truck manufacturing industry said.

May 21, 2007
Fuel, Business

Calif. Study Says Carbon Cuts Could Lower Fuel Costs

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) released a study Friday showing that the state can cut fuel prices and stimulate its economy by reducing carbon content in transportation fuels, the Associated Press reported.

Transport Topics
May 21, 2007
Fuel, Business

Calif. Study Says Carbon Cuts Could Lower Fuel Costs

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) released a study Friday showing that the state can cut fuel prices and stimulate its economy by reducing carbon content in transportation fuels, the Associated Press reported.

Transport Topics
May 21, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government, Autonomous

Pa. Trucking Firm Helps Buy Air Monitor

Transport Topics
May 21, 2007
Government, Business, Fuel

Diesel Slips 1.9¢; Gas Hits Record

The U.S. average price paid for retail diesel fuel fell another 1.9 cents last week to $2.773 a gallon, while the average gasoline price rose 4.9 cents to an all-time record of $3.103.

May 21, 2007
Government, Business, Fuel

Oil Closes Week Near $65 a Barrel

Crude oil futures for a second day closed just short of $65 a barrel on Friday, following a jump of more than $2 on Thursday, Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
May 18, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government

British Air to Take Part in E-Freight Trial

British Airways’ freight division will take part in what it says is the first trial to replace paper documents with electronic processes when transporting cargo, the U.K. Web site Computing reported Thursday.

Transport Topics
May 18, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government, Safety

Kitty Hawk Posts 1Q Loss

Air cargo transporter Kitty Hawk Inc. said it lost $11.6 million or 22 cents a share in the first quarter, compared with a loss of $8.7 million or 17 cents a year ago.

Transport Topics
May 16, 2007

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