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Stricter Emission Rules Require New Oils, Lubricants

A major challenge facing the trucking industry as it copes with tighter emission standards from the Environmental Protection Agency is choosing the right type of oil to ensure that engines continue to perform to their maximum capability.

Tarun Reddy | Staff Reporter
January 16, 2007
Business, Fuel

Crude Oil Plunges to Close Trading at Below $52 a Barrel

Crude oil closed at below $52 a barrel Thursday for the first time in 19 months after a report showed that U.S. fuel consumption plunged to the lowest since April 2004, Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
January 11, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government

Schwarzenegger Orders Calif. to Further Cut Fuel Emissions

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) plans to ask state regulators to require the state’s petroleum refiners and gasoline sellers to cut greenhouse-gas emissions by 10%, the New York Times reported Wednesday.

Transport Topics
January 10, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government, Autonomous

Crude Oil Closes at 19-Month Low, at $54.02 a Barrel

Crude oil futures hit a 19-month low price, closing at $54.02 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange Wednesday following a Department of Energy report showing strong heating-oil inventories, Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
January 10, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government

Diesel Average Price Drops 4.3 Cents to $2.537 a Gallon

The average retail price of diesel fuel dropped 4.3 cents to $2.537 a gallon, the Department of Energy reported Monday.

Transport Topics
January 9, 2007
Business, Fuel

EPA Certifies ’07 Diesel Engines as Dealers Await Clues on Sales

Manufacturers of new heavy-duty engines designed to meet Environmental Protection Agency emission regulations that went into effect Jan. 1 said EPA has certified all engine models submitted for approval.

Frederick Kiel | Staff Reporter
January 8, 2007
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Crude Oil Closes Higher but Falls Almost $5 for Week

price of oil rises for the week J. N. Stuart/Flickr

Crude oil prices tracked upward 76 cents Friday to close at $56.35 a barrel, Bloomberg reported, and the price tumbled almost $5 for the week and hit a one-year low closing price on Thursday.

Transport Topics
January 5, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government, Safety

November Air Cargo Shipments Jump 2.9%

November air cargo shipments jumped 2.9% compared with the same month a year ago, the Air Transport Association said Thursday.

Transport Topics
January 4, 2007
Business, Fuel, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

Truck Officials Wrestle With In-Cab Systems for Monitoring Sophisticated Diesel Engines

Engine manufacturers and trucking officials said they recognize the need for onboard diagnostic systems to monitor the performance of emission-treatment systems because diesel engines are growing in complexity.

Andrea Fischer | Staff Reporter
January 4, 2007
Government, Business, Fuel, Logistics

Diesel Price Declines 1.6¢ to $2.58 a Gallon

diesel, fuel, truck stop isydiavibes/Flickr

The national average retail price of diesel fuel fell 1.6 cents to $2.58 a gallon, the Department of Energy said Tuesday.

Transport Topics
January 3, 2007

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