Following a 5.6-cent per gallon drop in diesel last week, the national average retail diesel price has dropped 3.4 cents to $4.116 a gallon this week, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration reported Monday. The price is 29.1 cents per gallon higher than this time in 2011.
For regional trends, see Overdrives sister site CCJ‘s full report. More information on diesel prices can also be found on EIA’s Website.
Affected tractors are equipped with an automated Eaton UltraShift Plus or Eaton Advantage Transmission with right hand stalk shifter. In the affected trucks, the display on the instrument panel can indicate “N” when the shifter is set into “D” or “R,” causing the truck not to move.