U.S. Department of Energy

Agency forecasts higher fuel costs this year, 2011

For 2011, EIA forecasts continual steady increases for an average of $3.14 a gallon for the year.

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Diesel price rises again

The price rose 0.4 cent to $3.078 in the latest week.

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Diesel price passes $3

The national average retail price of a gallon of diesel topped $3 the week of April 5.

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Another hike in diesel’s price

For the fifth consecutive week, the national average retail price of a gallon of diesel rose this week. The price gained 2.2 cents to $2.946, the highest level since November 2008, according to the Department of Energy. Diesel’s price has increased 19.8 cents the past five weeks. All regions reported higher prices, ranging from less than a penny in California and on the Gulf Coast to 3.1 cents in the Rocky Mountain area. The Gulf Coast is ...

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Another hike in diesel prices

Diesel price is at the highest level since November 2008.

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Diesel prices climb again

For the fourth straight week, the national average retail price of a gallon of diesel increased this week. The price gained 2 cents to $2.924, according to the Department of Energy. Compared with a year ago, the national average price is 90.7 cents a gallon higher. All regions reported higher prices. Increases ranged from less than a penny on the West Coast and New England to 3.3 cents in the Rocky Mountain area. New England, the Central ...

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Diesel price moves higher

The national average retail price of a gallon of diesel continued its surge this week. The price gained 4.3 cents to $2.904, according to the Department of Energy. All regions except New England reported sharply higher prices. The Gulf Coast jumped 5.4 cents to $2.873, while the Midwest, the lowest price region, advanced 4.6 cents to $2.871. California increased 3.4 cents to remain the most expensive area at $3.057 a gallon. For state-by-state diesel prices, updated daily, ...

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Diesel price climbs again

For a second week, the national average retail price of a gallon of diesel increased. The price gained 2.9 cents to $2.861, according to the Department of Energy.  All regions reported higher prices, ranging from 0.7 cent in New England to 4.6 cents in Central Atlantic. area for fuel. California climbed 4.3 cents to the most expensive area at $3.023 a gallon, while New England and Central Atlantic are also above $3 a gallon. The cheapest ...

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Diesel rises 7.6 cents

After five weeks of falling prices, theh national average retail price of a gallon of diesel jumped in the latest week.

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‘SuperTruck’ draws Navistar attention

MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. – When Navistar’s Steve Bruford envisions the truck of the future, he sees a tractor-trailer getting over 10 mpg. The truck manufacturer is taking the first step toward hitting that goal through testing it’s been performing here the past 15 months in the world’s largest wind tunnel at NASA’s Ames Research Center. Under a $2 million U.S. Department of Energy grant, Navistar has been testing commercially available and proposed aerodynamic devices attached to ...

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