Department of Energy

SuperTruck, Round 2: Dept. of Energy wants to give truck makers another $80M to raise fuel economy bar

The DOE says SuperTruck II will utilize a variety of truck and trailer technology approaches to achieve performance targets, such as improvements in engine efficiency, drivetrain efficiency, aerodynamic drag, tire rolling resistance and vehicle weight. The goal is to double fuel economy of the most efficient tractor-trailer from 2009.

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Diesel drops 5.3 cents

The national average retail diesel price fell 5.3 cents to $4.004 for the week ended Monday, May 14.

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National average diesel price drops 4.2 cents per gallon

For the first time since 2009, the average diesel price is lower than it was during the same week the year before.

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DOE: Diesel to stay above $3

Diesel will average $2.95 this year and $3.12 in 2011, the agency said.

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Diesel price passes $3

For the first time in 17 months, the national average retail price of a gallon of diesel topped $3.

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Diesel price drops 0.7 cent

For the first time in six weeks, the national average retail price of a gallon of diesel fell this week.

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Diesel prices up again

Compared with a year ago, the national average price is 90.7 cents a gallon higher.

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Diesel price moves higher

All regions except New England reported sharply higher prices.

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Diesel price climbs again

The national average price gained 2.9 cents to $2.861, according to the Department of Energy.

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LogBook

IdleAire pulls the plug, truckers urge hours flexibility, intermodal transport gained market share against trucks, EPA revises its 2010 engine emission guidance and more are issues covered.

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