After four weeks of declining prices, the national average retail price of a gallon of diesel increased this week, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The national price rose 1.2 cents to $2.943 in the latest week.
The price is 30.9 cents higher than a year ago.
Most regions reported higher prices. The exceptions were New England, which dropped 0.8 cent and the West Coast and California, both of which dipped 0.3 cent a gallon. The Midwest gained 2 cents to 2.92. California remained the most expensive in the U.S. at $3.142 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.