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June 4, 2012 - Industry News

Love's Opens Location in Anthony, Texas

Love's invested approximately $7.5 million in the new travel stop, which includes 100 new truck parking spaces, two on-site restaurants and a truck tire care center.

Love's Travel Stops opened a new travel stop in Anthony, Texas, at Interstate 10, Exit 0

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June 4, 2012 - Industry News

Milwaukee Adds CNG Refuse Trucks, Public CNG Stations

The City of Milwaukee passed a resolution approving the conversion of 20 refuse trucks to CNG, as well as a resolution that would allow the city to sell CNG fuel to the public, reports the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

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June 3, 2012 - Industry News

Clean Diesel Technologies Receives Expanded EPA Verification for Emission Control System

Clean Diesel Technologies Inc., a cleantech emissions control company, has received an expanded verification from the Environmental Protection Agency for its ECS-branded Purifilter Plus diesel particulate filter emission reduction system.

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May 30, 2012 - Industry News

Ranking Shows Continued Global Reductions in Diesel Sulfur Limits

The International Fuel Quality Center has ranked the top 100 countries based on sulfur limits in on-road diesel and found that 44 countries can now boast that their on-road diesel fuel is the cleanest in the world

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May 29, 2012 - Industry News

Prices at the Pump Keep Dropping; Oil Falls Due to Weakening Spanish Economy

Diesel and gasoline prices have declined for the sixth straight week, according the Energy Information Administration's weekly fuel update. Oil prices fell due to concerns over Spain's weakening economy and large debt

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May 25, 2012 - Industry News

Taxing Natural Gas Trucks Will Pose a Challenge

As interstate trucking operations have been expressing increasing interest in using liquefied natural gas in their trucks, the American Trucking Associations' state law experts say widespread adoption of LNG will pose a large challenge to fuel tax administrators

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May 24, 2012 - Industry News

Natural Gas Future Has Potential, Report Says

Today, approximately 1,000 CNG stations in the U.S. compete with approximately 120,000 retail gasoline locations. That is a Ratio of one CNG station for every 120 retail gasoline stations.

A recently released natural gas analysis from TIAX LLC predicts the opportunity for the compressed-natural-gas fueling market will grow steadily over the next few years

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May 23, 2012 - Industry News

NAFA to Offer Webinar on Fuel Costs

NAFA Fleet Management Association will offer a webinar, Getting Control of Fuel Costs, Wednesday, May 30, from 1-2 p.m. Eastern

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May 21, 2012 - Industry News

Diesel and Gasoline Prices Drop Again; Oil Prices Rise

Diesel and gasoline prices continue their decline for the sixth straight week. After weeks of decline, however, oil prices rose due to encouraging signs regarding the U.S. and Chinese economies

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May 21, 2012 - Industry News

City of Thomasville, Ga., to Build CNG Fueling Station

The city of Thomasville, Ga., recently approved construction of a compressed natural gas time-fill fueling station. The City said this new station is part of its plan to convert its fleet vehicles to run on CNG where appropriate

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May 20, 2012 - Industry News

Volvo Readying 13-liter Natural-Gas/Diesel Engine, Exploring DME as Alternative Fuel

Volvo says its European tests of DME as an alternative fuel have been promising and will explore its possibilities in North America.

Volvo Trucks will have a 13-liter natural gas-fueled engine ready for market by sometime in 2014 as part of its newly named "Blue Power" strategy, which also includes Cummins NG products in current and future trucks, company executives announced Friday

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May 17, 2012 - Industry News

Shell CEO Expects Natural Gas Prices to Rise

Shell's chief executive told The Financial Times the company expects natural gas prices in the U.S., which are currently at 10-year lows, to double by 2015. In an interview, chief executive Peter Voser said Shell is using a price of $4 to $6 per million Btu for 2014-2015, up from the current $2.55

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May 16, 2012 - Industry News

Freightliner, Westport Schedule Cross-Country Trips to Prove Viability of CNG

Freightliner Trucks and Westport Innovations have scheduled cross-country trips in compressed natural gas-powered trucks to prove the availability of the fuel out on the road.

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May 15, 2012 - Industry News

Alternative Fuels Mean Energy Independence, Say ACT Expo Speakers

Suppliers of alternative fuels and the equipment that burns them must cooperate to move America toward energy self-sufficiency and economic growth, says retired U.S. Army Gen. Wesley Clark

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May 14, 2012 - Industry News

Fuel Prices Keep Falling, Greek Economy Affects Oil Prices

Diesel and gasoline prices dropped for the fifth straight week, but oil prices continue to fall due to concerns over Europe, particularly Greece's economy. Diesel fuel prices dropped by by an average of 5.3 cents to $4.004 a gallon, according the the Energy Information Administration's weekly fuel upsate. This is the lowest the average price of diesel has been since late February.

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May 9, 2012 - Industry News

Honeywell Green Diesel to be Produced From Bio Feedstocks in U.S. Facility

The UOP/Eni Ecofining process uses hydroprocessing technology to convert non-edible natural oils and animal fats to Honeywell Green Diesel.

UOP LLC, a Honeywell company, is licensing technology to Emerald Biofuels to produce Honeywell Green Diesel at a facility in Louisiana

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May 8, 2012 - Industry News

Government Lowers Diesel Price Estimates for 2012

The Department of Energy expects that on-highway diesel fuel retail prices, which averaged $3.84 per gallon in 2011, will average $4.06 per gallon in 2012, which is 9 cents per gallon lower than in last month's outlook

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May 7, 2012 - Industry News

Diesel and Gas Prices Down, Oil Hits 2012 Low

Gasoline and diesel fuel prices dropped for the fourth straight week, and the price of oil hit its lowest point this year due to more concerns over the state of Europe's economy

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May 7, 2012 - Industry News

Oregon Adds Two New Electric Charging Stations

Each charging station includes one AeroVironment charger, such as the one above, and one level-two charger. (Photo courtesy of ODOT)

Two additional electric vehicle charging stations are now open in Oregon's Willamette Valley along Interstate 5, extending the West Coast Electric Highway for EV owners. The new stations are located at the Pioneer Villa Truck Plaza in Halsey and at the Gateway Marketplace in Springfield

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May 4, 2012 - Industry News

Natural Gas Support a Mixed Bag, Study Says

Natural gas in the trucking industry has a high level of awareness, but carriers still recognize obstacles, says a new study from PLS Logistics Services

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May 3, 2012 - Industry News

DEF Prices Steady in March/April, Will Increase In May

The average U.S. diesel exhaust fluid pump price remained at $2.74 per gallon between March and April 2012, after declining by 1 cent between February and March, according to discoverDEF.com

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April 30, 2012 - Industry News

Diesel Drops for Third Straight Week, Oil Falls Due to Europe Concerns

Gasoline and diesel fuel prices dropped again this week, according to the Energy Information Administration's weekly fuel update. Oil prices fell because of continuing concerns over Europe's economy. The average U.S. diesel price fallen for the third

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April 26, 2012 - Industry News

Costco "Hot Fuel" Settlement Approved

In an approved settlement for a lawsuit over hot fuel, Costco Wholesale Corp. has agreed to convert gasoline pumps in some states during the next five years to automatically compensate for expansion in fuel due to changing temperatures, reports the Kansas City Business Journal

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April 25, 2012 - Industry News

"California-Only" Diesel Will Come at High Cost for State, Study Says

A new study found that by 2020, CARB's Low Carbon Fuel Standard, in combination with the AB 32 Cap-and-Trade Program, could increase the price of diesel fuel by $2.22 per gallon.

Significant job losses will be directly attributable to California Air Resources Board's fuel policies, says a new study by the California Trucking Association. Goods movement and agriculture sectors will be especially hard hit if the policies are allowed to go into effect as currently designed

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April 24, 2012 - Industry News

Canadian Agency Says Fleets Could Save With Natural Gas

Despite the higher upfront costs for engines that run natural gas, The Conference Board of Canada says that converting fleets to natural gas could produce savings of approximately $150,000 per truck over a 10-year period

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