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Government, Fuel

Diesel Dips 3.1¢ to $5.084 a Gallon

Trucks fueling at a service station in North Carolina Price declines range from 4.2 cents in the Lower Atlantic to just one-tenth of a cent in the Rocky Mountain region. (Peggy Smith/Transport Topics))

The national average price of diesel dropped 3.1 cents to $5.084 a gallon, according to Energy Information Administration data on Sept. 5.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
September 6, 2022
Business, Equipment, Fuel

Building A Realistic Bridge to Alternative Energies For U.S. Long Haul Transportation

Companies are interested in adopting zero-emission (ZET) alternatives, but there remain significant concerns for the near-term. This report discusses what we know today, details the pros and cons of alternative energies, and reviews what transportation fleets are doing to help ensure they are ready for the future.   

September 1, 2022
Business, Fuel

4 Lubrication Strategies for Keeping Your Trucks on the Road

See how fleet and maintenance managers can keep trucks on the road for longer and save money with these 4 lubrication best practices from the Mobil Delvac™ team. Plus, learn how our experts can help you implement them successfully.  

September 1, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Bosch to Spend $200 Million to Make Its First US Fuel Cell Stacks

Bosch plant in Anderson, S.C. Bosch started producing fuel rails at its Anderson, S.C., plant in 1985. (Bosch Group)

Bosch Group will invest $200 million to build fuel cell stacks in Anderson, S.C., its first such effort in the U.S.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
September 1, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

GM Venture Starts Building Battery Cells at New Ohio Factory

Chevy Silverado EV 2024 Silverado EV RST by Chevrolet

DETROIT — General Motors said Aug. 31 that a new electric vehicle battery plant built in Ohio has started producing cells, which could help customers get federal tax credits.

August 31, 2022
Business, Technology, Fuel

Toyota Invests in EV Battery Production in US, Japan

Toyota battery plant site Toyota Battery Manufacturing North Carolina in Liberty, N.C. (Toyota)

TOKYO — Toyota is investing $5.6 billion in Japan and the U.S. to boost production of batteries for electric vehicles, the Japanese automaker said Aug. 31.

Yuri Kageyama | Associated Press
August 31, 2022
Business, Technology, Fuel

Nikola Announces Leadership Changes, Moves Ahead With Acquisition of Romeo Power

Nikola Corp. headquarters Nikola and Romeo Power jointly announced Aug. 1 that they had entered into a definitive agreement for the all-stock transaction. (Nikola Corp.)

Nikola Corp. made announcements regarding leadership changes and its proceeding with acquiring an energy-storage technology company.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
August 30, 2022
Government, Fuel

Diesel Surges 20.6¢ to $5.115 a Gallon

Truck filling up with diesel fuel The average cost of a gallon of diesel is above $5 in six of the 10 regions in EIA's weekly survey. (Miguel Perfectti/Getty Images)

Diesel’s nine-week run of declines abruptly ended as trucking’s main fuel rose 20.6 cents a gallon to put the national average cost back above $5, according to Energy Information Administration data released Aug. 29.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
August 29, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

West Michigan International Adds State's First Public Fast Charger

Minnesota The ribbon is cut at the charging station. (West Michigan International)

West Michigan International announced the grand opening of Michigan’s first public electric commercial vehicle charging station at its Kalamazoo location.

August 29, 2022
Government, Business, Equipment, Fuel

N.J. Gasoline Tax to Drop 1 Cent on Better-Than-Forecast Demand

gasoline David Tran/Getty Images

New Jersey is cutting an automotive fuel tax by 1 cent per gallon after consumer demand was higher than projected, state Treasurer Elizabeth Muoio announced.

Elise Young | Bloomberg News
August 29, 2022