The national average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel fell to $2.482 last week, dropping 2 cents, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly report.
Prices decreased in all regions, with the exception of the Rocky Mountain region which maintained $2.488 per gallon from the previous week. The greatest drop happened in the California subregion, which fell 3.4 cents, followed by the Midwest, which saw a drop of 3.2 cents. The smallest drop happened in the New England and West Coast less California regions, which both saw a drop of .5 cents.
The nation’s most expensive diesel can be found in California at $2.769 per gallon, followed by the Central Atlantic region at $2.609 per gallon.
The nation’s cheapest diesel can be found in the Gulf Coast region at $2.304 per gallon, followed by the Lower Atlantic region at $2.406 per gallon.
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.