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Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

Freightliner Sets New ‘Cascadia’ Truck

CHARLOTTE, N.C. —  Freightliner Trucks last week introduced a new heavy-duty over-the-road truck called “Cascadia” it said improves fuel efficiency by 3%.

May 7, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Fuel

Diesel Declines 4¢ to $2.811

Diesel fuel fell 4 cents a gallon to $2.811 last week, its second straight decline, while the gasoline average posted its largest gain in just over a year, the Energy Department said.

May 7, 2007
Fuel, Business

Diesel Falls 4¢ to $2.811; Gas Jumps 10.2¢ to $2.971

Bruce Harmon/Trans Pixs

Retail diesel fuel fell 4 cents to $2.811 a gallon in a second straight weekly decline, while gasoline soared, the Department of Energy said Monday.

May 1, 2007
Business, Fuel

Transport Demand for Renewable Fuels to Increase, Officials Say

By Andrea Fischer, Staff Reporter

This story appears in the April 30 print edition of Transport Topics. Click here to subscribe today.

April 30, 2007
Business, Fuel, Autonomous

CVG’s First-Quarter Income Falls

Auto and truck parts supplier Commercial Vehicle Group said its first-quarter profit fell by 78% to $3 million or 14 cents a share, from $13.4 million or 62 cents last year.

April 30, 2007
Business, Fuel, Autonomous

EPA Stance on SCR Earns Praise

Truck and engine makers said they were pleased with new guidelines on selective catalytic reduction technology issued by the U.S. EPA, despite some concerns.

April 30, 2007
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Drops 2.6¢ to $2.851

Larry Smith/Trans Pixs

The national average price of retail diesel fuel fell for the first time in a month, dropping 2.6 cents to $2.851 a gallon, the Energy Department said Monday.

April 24, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Fuel, Autonomous

Truckers Concerned on New Engines’ Mileage, Journal Reports

Trucking companies are concerned that new emissions rules in effect this year are hurting mileage and their bottom lines, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.

April 24, 2007
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

Forward Air’s Profit Dips

Forward Air Corp., a contractor to the air cargo industry, said its first-quarter profit slipped by 6% to $10.3 million or 34 cents a share, from $11 million or 35 cents a year ago.

April 24, 2007
Business, Fuel

Heavy-Duty Engine Manufacturers Allow Biodiesel Use Without Voiding Warranties

By Frederick Kiel, Staff Reporter

This story appears in the April 23 print edition of Transport Topics. Click here to subscribe today.

April 23, 2007

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