fuel

Natural gas: Ready for prime time? Part 1

Industry begins to accept expensive natural gas engines running on cheaper fuel, in spite of power and range tradeoffs.

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Diesel jumps 11.5 cents, nears $4

The national average diesel price soared to $3.96 a gallon — 13 cents per gallon higher than the same week last year.

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Study: Diesel engines to remain top power source

Clean diesel engines will continue to be the dominant power source for heavy-duty vehicles in the United States for decades, says a Department of Energy study.

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Report: Natural gas a critical fuel for U.S. transportation sector

A study of alternative fuel options for on-road transportation has concluded that natural gas is a promising fuel from both an economic and technology perspective.

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Diesel price rises for fifth straight week

The national average retail diesel price climbed 5.4 cents to $3.85 a gallon during the week ended Monday, Aug. 6.

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Love’s unveils cardless fueling

Love’s Travel Stops launched radio-frequency identification (RFID) cardless fueling technology and Comdata’s financial processing software at their Pauls Valley, Okla., location. The company plans to continue to roll out the RFID software at all travel stop locations by the end of September. More than 100 of Love’s locations will have cardless fueling available for professional drivers by the end of August. RFID automates the fueling process with the use of low-cost RFID tags in professional driver’s vehicles. ...

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Mud flaps of death

The oldest and most recognized of doo-dads are mud flaps with silhouettes of reclining naked women in chrome on them.

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Report lists new gas locations

Clean Energy Fuels has released “The Road to Natural Gas,” a listing of trucking companies and other organizations which have signed agreements with Clean Energy to provide natural gas transportation fuel for their vehicles and fleets.

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Diesel prices climb for fourth consecutive week

The national average retail diesel price climbed for the fourth consecutive week, climbing 1.3 cents to $3.796 a gallon.

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Fuel prices top owner-operator challenges

Using a survey and our social media channels, we quizzed readers about what they saw as the No. 1 problem for owner-operators.

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