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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, Fuel

Georgia’s Kemp Extends Suspension of Diesel, Gas Excise Tax

Gov. Brian Kemp on Oct. 6 signed an executive order that extends Georgia’s excise tax suspension on diesel and gas through Nov. 11.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
October 6, 2023

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Government, Business, Fuel

Russia Lifts Diesel Export Ban

Russia allowed a return to seaborne exports of diesel just weeks after imposing a ban that roiled global markets, taking other steps instead to keep sufficient fuel supplies at home.

October 6, 2023
Business, Technology, Fuel

What’s Next for Alternative Fuels?

What will be the next step in the investments of alternative fuels and electric vehicles for fleets? The guests in our latest Transport Topics’ Magazine Event Series, SPARK, offer insight.

October 6, 2023
Government, Business, Equipment, Fuel

In the Race to Electrification, Buses Are Leading the Pack

All over the world, buses are quickly and quietly going electric.

Kyle Stock | Bloomberg News
October 6, 2023
Government, Business, Fuel

Exxon in Talks to Buy Pioneer

Exxon Mobil Corp. is in talks to acquire Pioneer Natural Resources Co., according to a person familiar with the matter, nearing its largest takeover in more than two decades.

October 6, 2023
Business, Equipment, Fuel

Freightliner Offers Cummins X15 Natural Gas Engine

Daimler Truck North America subsidiary Freightliner announced Oct. 5 it will offer the new Cummins X15N natural gas engine in its heavy-duty Freightliner Cascadia trucks.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 5, 2023
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Nikola Celebrates Entry Into HFCEV Market

Hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles will be delivered to customers within a few weeks, company says.

October 5, 2023
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Ford Electric F-150 Sales Drop 46% as Deliveries Delayed

Ford Motor Co. reported sales of its F-150 Lightning plug-in pickup fell 46% in the third quarter as the automaker expanded its factory and delayed delivery of trucks for “quality checks.”

Keith Naughton | Bloomberg News
October 4, 2023
Business, Technology, Fuel, TCA

Former CEO Buys Lordstown Motors’ Assets for $10 Million

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The former CEO of Lordstown Motors Corp. has bought the company’s assets for $10 million, according to documents filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Kaylee Remington | cleveland.com
October 3, 2023
Business, Equipment, Fuel

Cummins Unit Completes Acquisition of Faurecia Plants

Cummins Emission Solutions completed the acquisition of two Faurecia commercial vehicle manufacturing plants in Indiana and the Netherlands for $208.56 million, Cummins Inc. said.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
October 3, 2023