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ATA Agrees to Boost Support for Biodiesel

ARLINGTON, Va. — American Trucking Associations said last week it would become more vocal in its support for increased fuel efficiency in heavy trucks and ratified an agreement with the biodiesel industry to promote that fuel at the federal level.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
February 20, 2007
Business, Fuel, Autonomous

Manufacturers Begin Tests of 2010 Engine Prototypes

Most major truck engine manufacturers said they are now testing prototypes of engines developed to meet the federal government’s 2010 diesel engine emission standards. Two of them said they will have engines available for testing next year.

Andrea Fischer | Staff Reporter
February 20, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government, Autonomous

Editorial: The Clean-Truck Paradox

For anyone who operates a commercial truck, there is little doubt about the importance of the vehicle’s fuel efficiency — especially in this era of historically high diesel and gasoline prices.

February 20, 2007
Business, Fuel, Logistics, Government

Diesel Price Jumps 4.1 Cents to $2.476 a Gallon

The average national price of retail diesel fuel jumped 4.1 cents to $2.476 a gallon, the Department of Energy said Monday.

Transport Topics
February 13, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government, Safety

Forward Air Reports Flat Fourth-Quarter Profit

Forward Air Corp., a contractor to the air cargo industry, reported its fourth-quarter net income matched the previous year’s, at $12.2 million, while earnings per share climbed to 40 cents a share from 38 cents.

Transport Topics
February 13, 2007
Business, Fuel, Autonomous

NATSO Expects More Biodiesel Sales

SAN ANTONIO — Truck-stop industry officials meeting here said their main focus this year would be preparing for the expected increase in biodiesel use.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
February 12, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government, Autonomous

Letters to the Editor: Hybrid Trucks, Diesel vs. Gasoline

Click here to write a Letter to the Editor. Undoubtedly, there is a need to pursue alternatives to decrease fuel consumption, lower our dependency on fossil fuels, promote cleaner air and reduce CO2 emissions.

February 9, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government

DOE Lowers 2007 Diesel Price Forecast to $2.59 a Gallon

Diesel prices will average $2.59 this year, down from $2.705 last year and 7 cents below an earlier forecast, the Department of Energy said Tuesday.

Transport Topics
February 6, 2007
Business, Fuel

ArvinMeritor Expects Loss From Emissions Unit Sale

ArvinMeritor Inc. said it would take a loss on the pending $310 million sale of its emissions technology business to a private equity firm, Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
February 6, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government

Diesel Price Rises 2.2 Cents to $2.435 a Gallon

The average price of retail diesel fuel rose 2.2 cents to $2.435 a gallon, marking the first increase in eight weeks, the Department of Energy said late Monday.

Transport Topics
February 6, 2007

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