Transport Topics fuel coverage looks closely at what powers trucks. From the latest on battery, diesel and alternative fuel technology to the costs and prices associated with each, this news category covers today’s fuel ecosystem extensively. Topics include green house gas regulation, fuel prices, equipment costs, fuel infrastructure, surcharge and more.
Diesel Price Continues to Fall, Dropping 7.4 Cents to $2.463
The average national retail price of diesel fuel fell 7.4 cents to $2.463 a gallon, the Department of Energy reported Tuesday.January 17, 2007
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Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission Considers Tolling Other Roads
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission has come up with an alternative to privatizing the turnpike of putting tolls on other highways, the Associated Press reported.January 16, 2007
Stricter Emission Rules Require New Oils, Lubricants
A major challenge facing the trucking industry as it copes with tighter emission standards from the Environmental Protection Agency is choosing the right type of oil to ensure that engines continue to perform to their maximum capability.
Crude Oil Plunges to Close Trading at Below $52 a Barrel
Crude oil closed at below $52 a barrel Thursday for the first time in 19 months after a report showed that U.S. fuel consumption plunged to the lowest since April 2004, Bloomberg reported.January 11, 2007
Schwarzenegger Orders Calif. to Further Cut Fuel Emissions
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) plans to ask state regulators to require the state’s petroleum refiners and gasoline sellers to cut greenhouse-gas emissions by 10%, the New York Times reported Wednesday.January 10, 2007
Crude Oil Closes at 19-Month Low, at $54.02 a Barrel
Crude oil futures hit a 19-month low price, closing at $54.02 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange Wednesday following a Department of Energy report showing strong heating-oil inventories, Bloomberg reported.January 10, 2007
Diesel Average Price Drops 4.3 Cents to $2.537 a Gallon
The average retail price of diesel fuel dropped 4.3 cents to $2.537 a gallon, the Department of Energy reported Monday.January 9, 2007
EPA Certifies ’07 Diesel Engines as Dealers Await Clues on Sales
Manufacturers of new heavy-duty engines designed to meet Environmental Protection Agency emission regulations that went into effect Jan. 1 said EPA has certified all engine models submitted for approval.
Crude Oil Closes Higher but Falls Almost $5 for Week
Crude oil prices tracked upward 76 cents Friday to close at $56.35 a barrel, Bloomberg reported, and the price tumbled almost $5 for the week and hit a one-year low closing price on Thursday.January 5, 2007
November Air Cargo Shipments Jump 2.9%
November air cargo shipments jumped 2.9% compared with the same month a year ago, the Air Transport Association said Thursday.January 4, 2007
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