fuel

Volvo unveils dimethyl ether-powered truck

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

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

Diesel price drops, projected to keep falling

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

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

Shell, TA team up to build nationwide natural gas network

Up to 100 existing TravelCenters of America and Petro Shopping Centers sites will soon be receiving at least two liquified natural gas fueling lanes, per the agreement.

Read More

Diesel drops below $4 for first time since January

For the first time since mid-January, the national average retail price for a gallon of diesel fuel was below $4 a gallon.

Read More

Fuel tax less costly than mpg standards, says MIT

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 and efficiency standards instituted in 2012.

Read More

Diesel reaches highest price point since 2008

Since diesel prices began their ascent in the middle of January, the national average diesel price has shot up 26 cents to $4.159 a gallon.

Read More