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Diesel Declines 0.8¢ a Gallon to $2.882

Driver filling truck with diesel The average price of diesel fell in every region except California, where it increased slightly by 0.4 cent to $3.778. (Getty Images)

The nationwide average price of diesel fuel declined by less than a cent per gallon Feb. 24, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 24, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel, Logistics, Autonomous

Automated and Electric Concerns at 2020 TMC

Transport Topics Features Editor Seth Clevenger recaps a three-part 2020 TMC work session on automated and electric vehicles, as well as platooning strategies.

February 24, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Fuel

NACFE Announces Study to Research Regional Electric Trucks

NACFE NACFE Executive Director Mike Roeth speaks at the event. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

ATLANTA — The North American Council for Freight Efficiency on Feb. 23 announced it is beginning a three-year program to identify what it calls “high-potential” regional routes that are well-suited to running electric trucks.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
February 23, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel

AdTra Aims to Unite Zero-Emissions Fuel, Funding and Infrastructure

Electric charging port An electric charging port. AdTra says it is willing to work with large or small fleets in their transition to zero-emissions alternatives. (NACFE)

With little promotional fanfare so far, privately held AdTra intends to offer fleets its platform of fueling technology and fuel.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
February 21, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

Kenworth, Meritor Partner on Electric Heavy-Duty Trucks

 Kenworth T680E Kenworth T680E by TruckPR via flickr

Kenworth Truck Co., a unit of Paccar Inc., announced it will collaborate with Meritor Inc. on electric powertrain development for its T680E model Class 8 battery-electric vehicles.

February 20, 2020
Government, Business, Fuel

North Dakota Regulators OK Dakota Access Pipeline Expansion

A section of the Dakota Access pipeline is shown during construction in September 2016. A section of the Dakota Access pipeline is shown during construction in September 2016. (Tom Stromme/The Bismarck Tribune via AP)

North Dakota regulators on Feb. 19 unanimously approved expanded capacity for the Dakota Access pipeline, saying they believed the project had met exhaustive state and federal requirements.

James MacPherson | Associated Press
February 19, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Europe Floors It in Race to Dominate EV Batteries

The construction site in Germany for a new battery plant run by the Chinese company CATL in October 2019. The construction site in Germany for a new battery plant run by the Chinese company CATL in October 2019. (Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg News)

Outside the German town of Arnstadt, workers for China’s Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Ltd. (CATL) are hustling to build Europe’s biggest electric-car battery plant.

February 19, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Top 100

NFI Motivated to Move Forward on Electric

eCascadia Andreas Juretzka, DTNA’s head of electrification engineering, shows off the eCascadia. (Jerry Hirsch/Transport Topics)

CHINO, Calif. — For-hire carrier NFI is planning broader adoption of electric Class 8 trucks after six months of testing the Freightliner eCascadia in Southern California, the company said.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
February 19, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Autonomous

Electric Trucks Must Reap Financial and Environmental Benefits, Execs Say

VNR trucks Dependable Supply Chain Services and NFI Industries are piloting Volvo's VNR battery-electric heavy-duty trucks. (Volvo LIGHTS Project)

FONTANA, Calif. — The financial case must be just as sound as the environmental argument if electric trucks are to succeed in the marketplace, stakeholders said.

Joe Howard | Executive Editor
February 19, 2020
Government, Business, Fuel

Diesel Declines 2¢ a Gallon to $2.89

Fueling up Getty Images

The price of diesel fuel declined by 2 cents a gallon nationally Feb. 17, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 18, 2020

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