fuel prices

Diesel prices rise by a penny, more stable year-over-year

| August 27, 2013

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration's weekly diesel price report issued Aug. 26, 2013, the national average price rose a penny over the preceding week to $3.91 per gallon. Prices remained largely steady over ...

Diesel volatility a new phenomenon

| July 31, 2013

A historical look at how diesel prices have changed since the 1990s paints a picture of a once stably-priced commodity changing into a fairly volatile one.

Diesel reverses downward trend (and highlights from 1,000 weeks of diesel prices)

| May 14, 2013

This week marked the 1,000th week that the Department of Energy had reported a weekly national average diesel price, and in it, the price of on-highway diesel rose 2.1 cents, bringing a 10-week period of ...

Diesel price drops, projected to keep falling

| May 08, 2013

The national average diesel price has fallen ten straight weeks and is projected to continue to drop.

Fuel tax less costly than mpg standards, says MIT

| February 28, 2013

A study from MIT released last week says that higher federal gasoline taxes would be less costly to the public and do more to curb fuel use — thus, reduce emissions more — than mpg ...

Diesel continues climb, up another 8 cents

| February 12, 2013

In what appears to be a longer term trend upwards, the price of diesel fuel surged again this week, climbing 8.2 cents to $4.014.

Diesel spikes 9 cents, back above $4

| February 05, 2013

After small but steady notches downward in the last several months, the price of diesel shot up this week 9.5 cents to a national average of $4.022 cents.

Fuel-tax dustup in MI (Can you spell I – F – T – A?)

| January 22, 2013

Is it time to say goodbye to Michigan's retail diesel tax? If that means the governor getting his way, you might want to pray it stays.

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