The Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index is based on real-time diesel fuel consumption data for over-the-road trucking.
The national average price of $3.184 is the highest price since $3.288 the week of Oct. 27, 2008.
The national price declined 2.2 cents to $2.957 in the latest week.
The national price fell 1.2 cents to $2.979 in the latest week.
Navistar said its International ProStar+ outperformed competing trucks in efficiency measuring diesel and urea.
The price declined 3.4 cents to $2.946 in the latest week and has dropped 18.1 cents over the past four weeks.
Diesel prices have climbed 13 cents the past two weeks. The national diesel price is now 84 cents higher than a year ago.
Truck stop trade group NATSO and other industry partners April 12 urged Congressional leaders to reinstate the biodiesel tax credit with an effective date of Jan. 1, 2010, to ensure a healthy biodiesel market for ...
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