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Missouri Lawsuit Aims to Remove Gas Tax Hike From Ballot

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A state legislator from southwest Missouri has filed a lawsuit in an effort to stop a proposed gasoline tax increase from appearing on the state’s November ballot.

Jack Suntrup | St. Louis Post-Dispatch
July 3, 2018
Government, Fuel

Oil Surges Above $75 in New York as Supply Outages Outpace OPEC

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Crude soared above $75 a barrel in New York for the first time since 2014 on signs global supply outages outweigh OPEC’s pledged production rise.

Jessica Summers | Bloomberg News
July 3, 2018
Business, Fuel

Diesel Jumps 2¢ to $3.236 a Gallon

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The U.S. average retail price of diesel rose 2 cents to $3.236 a gallon, while the price of a barrel of oil climbed amid a tightening of inventory.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
July 2, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Nikola Awards Nel Hydrogen Contract to Support 30 Fueling Stations

The Nikola One Nikola's hydrogen-electric Class 8 tractor. Nikola partnered with Nel Hydrogen as it prepares to roll out a U.S. fueling network. (Nikola Motor Co.)

Nikola Motor Co. has awarded a contract to Nel Hydrogen for 448 electrolyzers — which separate water into hydrogen and oxygen — and associated fueling equipment, as Nikola prepares to roll out a fueling network in the United States of 30 stations to support commercial and passenger vehicles operating on hydrogen fuel cells.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
June 29, 2018
Business, Fuel

Musket Expands DEF Network With North Carolina Site

Love's Travel Stop Love’s Travel Stops in the Greensboro, N.C., region will get DEF from a wholesale bulk rack. (Eric Roth/Love's Travel Stops)

Musket Corp. announced it opened a diesel exhaust fluid wholesale bulk rack in Greensboro, N.C.

Transport Topics
June 29, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Top 100

DTNA Selects Penske, NFI to Test Vehicle Electrification

eCascadia Freightliner eCascadia (DTNA)

Daimler Trucks North America announced Penske Truck Leasing and NFI Industries will operate the first trucks in its Freightliner Electric Innovation Fleet of battery-electric eCascadia heavy-duty trucks and eM2 106 medium-duty trucks beginning late this year.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
June 28, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy Announces $8.5 Million for Transit Projects

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Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy recently announced that $8.5 million would be divided among five transit-related projects across the state.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
June 28, 2018
Government, Fuel, TCA

California Republicans See New Gas Tax as Rallying Point

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Out-of-state money is pouring into a campaign to overturn California’s newly enacted gas taxes and vehicle registration fees as Republican donors see a rallying point to drive conservative voters to the polls in November.

Rachel Swan | San Francisco Chronicle
June 28, 2018
Government, Fuel

Heidi King Nomination for NHTSA Post Advances to Senate Floor

Heidi King (C-SPAN)

The Commerce Committee on June 27 approved by a slim margin the nomination of Heidi King to lead the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, setting up consideration on the Senate floor.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
June 27, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

ZF Showcases Hybrid Transmission, Electric Components

ZF Truck This cabover was equipped with a Traxon hybrid-electric transmission and offered to media for test drives at a ZF facility in Germany. (Joe Howard/Transport Topics)

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany — Equipment and technology supplier ZF showcased a hybrid-electric version of a heavy-duty automated transmission along with all-electric steering and power options that the company said will help commercial fleets meet growing global demand for cleaner operations and better fuel economy.

Joe Howard | Executive Editor
June 27, 2018

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