For a second straight week, the national average retail price of a gallon of diesel dropped this week, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The national price declined 2.2 cents to $2.957 in the latest week.
The price is 28.9 cents higher than a year ago.
All regions reported lower prices except the Rocky Mountain area, where the price rose less than a penny. The Lower Atlantic fell 3 cents as part of a 2.5-cent average decrease on the East Coast. The Midwest region dropped 2.6 cents to $2.927. California retained its position as the most expensive in the U.S. at $3.171 a gallon.
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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.