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New York Seeks Input on EV Charging Stations

Hochul Gov. Hochul speaks at a past event. (Paul Frangipane/Bloomberg News)

Fleet operators and others in New York are being surveyed in a new website launched by Gov. Kathy Hochul to help the state submit a plan by Aug. 1 to gain federal electric vehicle infrastructure funds.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
June 7, 2022
Government, Fuel

Diesel Surges 16.4¢ a Gallon to Record $5.703

Trucks fueling at a service station Diesel had dropped 8.4 cents a gallon on average over the previous three weeks before reaching the current record-setting price. (stouffer/Getty Images)

The national average price of diesel shot up 16.4 cents to settle at a record $5.703 a gallon, according to Energy Information Administration data released June 6.

June 6, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Ford-Backed Startup Targets EV Alternatives to Lithium-Ion Batteries

Solid State Solid Power CEO Doug Campbell at an industry event. (F. Carter Smith/Bloomberg News)

Solid Power Inc., the battery startup that went public in a reverse merger last year, has begun operating a new pilot line, putting it on pace to deliver sample cells to automotive partners by year-end.

Gabrielle Coppola | Bloomberg News
June 6, 2022
Business, Technology, Fuel

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June 6, 2022
Government, Business, Fuel

US Boosts Biofuel Quotas as Gas Prices Surge

biofuel refinery POET ethanol biorefinery in Gowrie, Iowa. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)

The U.S. is ordering refiners to boost the use of biofuels such as corn-based ethanol, as the Biden administration tries to strike a balance between competing political and economic pressures while gasoline prices soar.

June 3, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Ford Plans to Add 6,200 Jobs in Ohio, Michigan, Missouri

Ford The 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E electric. (Bing Guan/Bloomberg News)

DETROIT — Ford will add 6,200 factory jobs in Michigan, Missouri and Ohio as it prepares to build more electric vehicles and roll out two redesigned combustion-engine models.

Tom Krisher | Associated Press
June 2, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, TCA

Jeep to Stop Selling ICE-Only Models in Europe by Year-End

Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe plug-in hybrid by Stellantis

Jeep will stop selling vehicles powered only by internal combustion engines in major European countries by the end of the year, Christian Meunier, the brand’s CEO, said June 1.

Breana Noble | The Detroit News
June 1, 2022
Government, Business, Fuel

New York Suspends Gas Tax for Six Months

gas fillup Tom Merton/Getty Images

New York is temporarily lifting the 16 cents-a-gallon fuel tax for six months as the summer driving season kicks off with record-high pump prices.

Chunzi Xu | Bloomberg News
June 1, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel, Logistics

Proposal Seeks Increase in Port Diesel Fee

Port of Los Angeles A truck pulls a container at the Port of Los Angeles. (Port of Los Angeles)

LONG BEACH, Calif. — San Pedro Bay ports charge $10 per container for transport that isn’t by a zero-emission truck, but an environmental group wants to combine a higher fee with incentives to accelerate adoption of cleaner trucks.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
June 1, 2022
Government, Fuel

Diesel Sheds 3.2¢ to $5.539 in Third Straight Decrease

Worker fueling a tanker truck A worker fuels a tanker truck at a Marathon Petroleum oil refinery in Salt Lake City. (George Frey/Bloomberg News)

The national average price for diesel dropped 3.2 cents to $5.539 a gallon, according to Energy Information Administration data released May 30.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
May 31, 2022