fuel

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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Fuel taxes change in several states

Several states will see changes to the price of fuel at the pump as new taxes take effect July 1.

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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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Volvo unveils dimethyl ether-powered truck

Volvo unveiled June 6 a new alt fuel option for the North American trucking market — dimethyl either (DME).

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Kenworth offering rental natural gas trucks

Fleets operating along the I-84 and I-15 corridors from Las Vegas, Nev., to Utah, Idaho and Oregon can now rent Kenworth trucks fueled by LNG through a new rental program available from PacLease, Kenworth Sales Company and Blu LNG. The rental program will offer trucks in local-delivery, regional-haul, long-haul and heavy-haul configurations to meet the needs of most fleets while matching the LNG fueling infrastructure that Blu is currently installing.

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

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 consecutive price drops to an end.

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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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Diesel hits lowest point since August

The national average price for a gallon of diesel fuel fell for the eighth consecutive week to $3.887.

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