fuel

Diesel prices skyrocket in West on heels of CA tax increases

The DOE reports fuel prices in California far exceeded the 20-cent tax hike, increasing by 35.6 cents during the week. California’s dramatic increase, tied in with sizeable increases in other regions, brought prices to $2.882 per gallon on average in the U.S.

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Fuel prices skyrocket nationwide in wake of Harvey, southern states see biggest jump

The Lower Atlantic region saw prices jump 19.7 cents during the time period, which was the most significant increase in the U.S. Dallas was the hardest hit metro area with diesel prices soaring to $2.642 per gallon, a 30.7-cent increase over the previous week, according to ProMiles.

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Harvey shuts down major fuel pipeline that supplies East Coast, expected to reopen quickly

A major pipeline that supplies East Coast states with diesel fuel has been temporarily shut down due to oil refinery closures stemming from Hurricane Harvey. The disruption isn’t expected to affect fuel supply or diesel pricing.

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Diesel prices dip to lowest point of 2017

The U.S.’ average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel now stands at $2.524, the lowest diesel has been since early December. Prices have remained flat throughout 2017, not rising above $2.60 per gallon or falling below $2.53 per gallon until this week.

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Toyota to test hydrogen-powered big rig at LA ports this summer

It’s powered by two Mirai fuel cell stacks and a 12kWh battery, giving the drayage truck more than 200 miles per fill under normal operation, the company says. The rig, based on a Kenworth T660, can haul loads up to 80,000 pounds, Toyota says.

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Two fuel-tax measures advancing through state legislatures

A proposal to hike the diesel tax in Tennessee by the governor is tempered by the state's congress, while Utah moves forward on a proposal to change the fuels tax there annually, figured as a percentage of the average price.

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Diesel prices barely budge in first two months of 2017

The average at-pump diesel price in the U.S. has remained within a 4-cent window the entirety of 2017.

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Fuel prices flat so far in 2017

The nation's average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel on Jan. 2 was $2.586, and the average price on Feb. 6 is $2.558 per gallon, the Department of Energy reports.

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Diesel prices start 2017 at highest mark in 17 months

The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel in the U.S. is now $2.597 -- the highest since August 2015.

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Fuel prices hit 2016 high mark

The cheapest fuel is in the Gulf Coast region at $2.41 per gallon, followed by the Lower Atlantic Region at $2.47 per gallon.

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