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Diesel Jumps 11.4¢ to $2.79

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After falling by less than a penny in each of the past two weeks, the national average price of diesel fuel jumped 11.4 cents Monday to $2.79 a gallon, the Energy Department reported.

April 3, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government, Safety

Kitty Hawk’s 4Q Earnings Increase

Air freight and cargo company Kitty Hawk Inc. said Tuesday it earned $8.3 million or 15 cents a share in the fourth quarter, compared with a loss of $4.1 million or 8 cents a year earlier.

April 3, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government, Safety

Air Cargo Shipments Dip 0.6%

Air cargo shipments inched up 0.6% in February, the Air Transport Association said late Monday.

April 3, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Fuel

Supreme Court Calls for Review of Greenhouse Gas Rules

The Supreme Court Monday ordered the federal government to take a new look at regulating carbon dioxide emissions from vehicles, in a rebuke to the Bush administration’s policy on global warming, the Associated Press reported.

April 2, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government

UTi Worldwide’s 4Q, Full-Year Income Rise

Air and ocean freight forwarder UTi Worldwide's fourth-quarter net income rose to $23.6 million or 24 cents a share, from $9.7 million or 10 cents a year earlier.

April 2, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Fuel, Autonomous

EPA Issues SCR Guidelines

The U.S. EPA said last week that diesel engine manufacturers who want to use selective catalytic reduction to meet EPA’s 2010 emission rules must supply the urea SCR requires and prove it will be available to truck drivers using those engines.

Andrea Fischer | Staff Reporter
April 2, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Fuel

Falling Freight Gives Shippers Leverage

A loosening of the tight capacity for freight hauling now makes the fuel-surcharge programs — upon which motor carriers depend to insulate them from fuel price spikes — vulnerable to demands for change by shippers.

April 2, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government

Diesel Dips to $2.676

The U.S. average retail price of diesel fuel dipped by 0.5 cent to $2.676 a gallon last week, its second straight tiny decline, the Department of Energy said.

Andrea Fischer | Staff Reporter
April 2, 2007
Business, Government, Fuel, Autonomous

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

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