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Diesel Price Gains 3.1¢ to $2.924

The national average price of diesel fuel hit its highest level in more than a year last week following a 3.1-cent increase to $2.924 a gallon, while crude oil closed at more than $80 a barrel for the first time.

September 17, 2007
Business, Fuel, Safety, Government

UPS Expands Air Service in Japan

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UPS Inc. said it reached agreement with the U.S. State and Transportation Departments to expand its air operations to and from Japan.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
September 14, 2007
Business, Fuel, Autonomous

Oil Closes Above $80 for First Time

Frank Polich/Bloomberg News

Crude oil futures rose to a third record in three days Thursday, closing the trading day at more than $80 a barrel for the first time ever, Bloomberg reported.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
September 13, 2007
Business, Fuel

Oil Tops $80 a Barrel for First Time

Crude oil futures topped $80 a barrel for the first time and closed at a record high for a second straight day, finishing the trading day at $79.19 on the New York Mercantile Exchange, Bloomberg reported Wednesday.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
September 13, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government

Diesel Prices to Peak This Month, DOE Says

Retail diesel prices will peak this month before beginning a slow decline through the end of the year, the Energy Department said Tuesday.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
September 11, 2007
Business, Government, Fuel

Oil Closes at Record $78.23 a Barrel

Edouard Gluck/Bloomberg News

Crude oil rose to a record closing price of $78.23 a barrel Tuesday on speculation that OPEC’s agreement to boost production by 500,000 barrels a day will fall short of rising demand, Bloomberg reported.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
September 11, 2007
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Gains 3.1¢ to $2.924

Bruce Harmon/Trans Pixs

The average national retail price of diesel fuel rose 3.1 cents to $2.924 a gallon, the Department of Energy said Monday.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
September 11, 2007
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

California Targets Oldest Trucks in New Emissions Proposal

A proposed California Air Resources Board regulation would force the owners of an estimated 80,000 trucks built before 1994 to remove them from the state’s roads by 2009, a trucking official said.

September 10, 2007
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

Calif. Eyes New Emissions Regs for Trucking, Ports

California regulators proposed new emissions rules for the state’s ports and the trucking industry, designed to begin compliance with ambitious “greenhouse gas” emissions reduction law, the Contra Costa Times reported Friday.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
September 7, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government

DHL Signs Transport Contract With Wal-Mart

DHL

DHL said Thursday it signed a three-year agreement with Wal-Mart Stores to provide air express and ground shipping throughout the United States, supporting the retail giant's 4,000 stores nationwide.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
September 6, 2007

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