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Crude Oil Prices Continue to Rise, Topping $64 a Barrel

Crude oil futures rose to more than $64 a barrel in early trading Wednesday on the New York Mercantile Exchange, the seventh straight trading day of increases, Bloomberg reported.

March 28, 2007
Business, Fuel, Logistics, Government

Diesel Average Price Falls 0.5 Cent to $2.676 a Gallon

The average national price of retail diesel fuel fell for a second straight week, dipping 0.5 cent to $2.676 a gallon, the Department of Energy reported Monday.

March 27, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government

Biofuels Use to Surge as Governments Set Consumption Targets

Ethanol and biodiesel production is expected to surge in the next few years as government officials in Europe and the United States set higher targets for consumption and maintain subsidies for producers, a panel of experts predicted at a forum on biofuel policies and trade organized by the German Marshall Fund of the United States.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
March 26, 2007
Business, Fuel, Safety, Government, Autonomous

Trucking Would Consider Higher Taxes, Graves Says

The trucking industry is willing to pay higher fuel taxes as long as the money is spent to improve the highway infrastructure, American Trucking Associations President Bill Graves said.

Andrea Fischer | Staff Reporter
March 23, 2007
Business, Fuel, Autonomous

Navistar Says ’07s More Fuel Efficient

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — The head of truck and engine maker Navistar International Corp. said its 2007 models are more fuel efficient and perform better than 2006 models, in addition to being cleaner burning.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
March 23, 2007
Business, Fuel, Logistics, Government

Diesel Falls 0.4 Cent to $2.681; Decline Is First in Seven Weeks

Following six straight weekly increases, the average national price of retail diesel fuel dipped 0.4 cent to $2.681 a gallon, the Department of Energy reported Monday.

March 20, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Fuel, Autonomous

Volvo’s January-February Truck Sales Drop 13%

Truck maker Volvo AB said its sales for the first two months of the year fell 13%, as U.S. deliveries plunged following new emissions standards that boosted truck prices, Bloomberg reported Tuesday.

March 20, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government, Autonomous

Fuel-Economy Bill Could Boost Truck Weights

WASHINGTON — Legislation proposed last week could allow federal weight limits for trucks to rise to 97,000 pounds and for the first time set fuel-efficiency standards for trucks.

Andrea Fischer | Staff Reporter
March 19, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government, Autonomous

Senate Fuel-Economy Bill Could Boost Weights

WASHINGTON — Legislation proposed last week could allow federal weight limits for trucks to rise to 97,000 pounds and for the first time set fuel-efficiency standards for trucks.

Andrea Fischer | Staff Reporter
March 19, 2007

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