fuel

One owner-operator’s top 5 add-ons showcased at GATS

Owner-operator Marc Springer spent part of his time at the Great American Trucking Show scoping these various add-ons, from charge-assist solar panels to cargo devices, he thought could help his bottom line.

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Diesel volatility a new phenomenon

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.

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Diesel prices reverse trend, begin climbing

After six straight weeks of decline — though small decline — the national average retail price of on-highway diesel has now risen two weeks in a row.

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67 ways to save on fuel

$4 a gallon diesel is the new normal, and that figure may be considered dirt cheap a few years from now. Here's a comprehensive list of fuel tips to help you extend your fuel as far as it'll go.

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White House plan would tighten fuel standards, emissions for trucks

President Barack Obama proposed this week more comprehensive and challenging standards for truck emissions and fuel economy that would be phased in through 2018.

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TA head breaks down industry’s obstacles for natural gas conversion

Thomas O'Brien, President and CEO of TravelCenters of America, broke down what he called three "roadblocks" for trucking companies wanting to convert from diesel to natural gas.

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CARB mandate: ‘Government working against us’

From raising rates to running in the Golden State no longer, owner-operators sound off on methods of dealing with and impacts real and potential of CARB's powertrain upgrade requirements.

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North American driver photo contest, carbon tax revolt down under

Carrier services marketing and load-location engine hosts summer driver photo contest, and down under, a trucking association is all-systems-go on opposition to a carbon tax on diesel.

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Diesel price drops, projected to keep falling

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

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Diesel continues plummet, down 22 cents year over

The price of diesel has now fallen every week since Feb. 25, marking nine straight weeks of decline and, now, the lowest diesel price since mid-summer of last year.

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