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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.

Government, Business, Technology, Fuel, TCA

Obscure Energy Calculation Could Speed Up EV Future

WASHINGTON — Overshadowed by the tailpipe emissions rule, the Department of Energy finalized changes to a calculation that could impact automakers’ ability to sell gas-powered vehicles.

Grant Schwab | The Detroit News
April 9, 2024
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Nikola Class 8 FCEV Truck Production Nudges Up to 43 in Q1

Nikola Corp. produced 43 and wholesaled 40 Class 8 hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles in the first quarter of 2024, the truck maker said.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
April 8, 2024
Business, Fuel

Diesel Leaps Back Over $4 Mark After 6.5¢ Increase

A 6.5-cent increase in the national average diesel price has brought trucking’s main fuel back over the $4 mark and left it just 3.7 cents shy of where it was a year ago.

April 8, 2024
Government, Business, Fuel

Energy Transfer Files for Regulator Review in Pipeline Spat

Energy Transfer LP is asking the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to take a closer look at a Williams Cos. pipeline project as a legal battle rages between the two companies.

April 8, 2024
Business, Fuel

Love’s Opens Five New Speedco Locations

Love’s Travel Stops has opened five new Speedco locations while also remodeling two existing maintenance shops, the company announced April 4.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
April 8, 2024
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Fuel, Autonomous

2024 TMC Photo Gallery

Photos from American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council Annual Meeting March 4-7, 2024, at the Ernest  N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. 

April 4, 2024
Government, Business, Fuel

US Cancels Latest Oil Reserve Refill Plan Amid High Prices

The Biden administration won’t move forward with its latest plans to buy oil for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve amid rising prices.

Ari Natter and Lucia Kassai | Bloomberg News
April 3, 2024
Business, Fuel

OPEC+ Sticks With Supply Cuts While Oil Nears $90 a Barrel

OPEC+ chose to stick with oil supply cuts for the first half of the year, keeping global markets tight and potentially sending prices higher.

April 3, 2024
Government, Fuel

Diesel Price Falls Back Below $4 a Gallon at $3.996

The national average diesel price dipped back below $4 a gallon after a 3.8-cent decrease to $3.996, according to Energy Information Administration data released April 1.

April 1, 2024
Business, Fuel

What's That? Diesel Shortage

This video offers a concise overview of the diesel shortage issue, designed to demystify this complex topic for non-experts and highlight why it remains a critical concern amidst the transition to more sustainable energy sources.

April 1, 2024