fuel prices

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.

Diesel price eases downward in last two weeks

| January 08, 2013

Following a half-cent drop during the week ended Dec. 31, the national average diesel price for the week ended Monday, Jan. 7, fell another 0.7 cents.

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