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March 10, 2008 - Industry News

Transportation Secretary Urges Congress to Keep Cross Border Trucking Program Going

U.S. Transportation Secretary Mary Peters Monday warned that now is not the time to halt efforts to implement trucking provisions in the North American Free Trade Agreement because doing so could hurt an already struggling U.S. economy

March 9, 2008 - Industry News

EIA Predicts Oil Prices Will Fall

Crude oil could drop to $57 a barrel by 2016 (in 2006 dollars), as expanded investment in exploration and development brings new supplies to the world market, says the U.S. Energy Information Administratio

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March 6, 2008 - Industry News

Oil Prices Break $105 a Barrel

Crude oil future prices broke the $105 a barrel mark Thursday, while the average price of diesel hit $3.70 a gallon

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March 5, 2008 - Industry News

Oregon to Use Cameras to Catch Weigh Station Bypassers

Truck drivers who intentionally bypass an Oregon weigh station will soon have little defense when they get their Class B misdemeanor citation in the mail with a summons to appear in court

March 5, 2008 - Industry News

ExxonMobil to Invest at Record Levels to Meet Growing Energy Demand

ExxonMobil Chairman and CEO Rex Tillerson Wednesday announced plans to invest more than $125 billion over the next five years in major projects to help meet growing world energy demand

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March 3, 2008 - Industry News

Wright Express Completes Acquisition of Pacific Pride

Wright Express Corp. has completed its previously announced acquisition of certain assets of privately held Pacific Pride Services, Inc

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March 3, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Set New Record

Retail diesel prices continue to soar, with the U.S. Department of Energy reporting a $3.658 average for last week, shattering the previous week's record-setting price by more than 10 cents per gallon

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March 2, 2008 - Industry News

Oil Prices Top $103

Diesel prices may pass the $4-per-gallon mark this spring, analysts say as crude oil prices continue to set new records. Crude oil spiked to a new intraday high $103.05 before the U.S. commodities markets opened Friday morning

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February 28, 2008 - Industry News

Oil Prices Hit New Record

Crude oil prices shot up again to a new record Thursday, closing at a record $102.59 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, after a couple of discouraging reports about the econom

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February 28, 2008 - Industry News

Idaho Ponders Raising Fees to Pay for Infrastructure

The Idaho state House and Senate transportation committees this week discussed proposals on how to raise funds for the state's roads and bridges, including boosting fees on commercial truckers

February 27, 2008 - Industry News

Oil Prices Hit Record High

Oil prices set a new intraday trading high of over $102 a barrel Wednesday morning after the dollar sank to a record low against the euro

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February 25, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Hit $3.55

The average price of a gallon of diesel hit a new record, with last week's U.S. on-highway retail average hitting $3.55 a gallon, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration

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February 25, 2008 - Industry News

Hot Fuel Lawsuit Proceeding

A lawsuit alleging that consumers are being cheated because fuel prices are not adjusted to account for temperature will proceed, a judge ruled last week

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February 21, 2008 - Industry News

Citgo Introduces Greenway Program for Fleets

Citgo Lubricants has announced a new program to optimize fleet performance, both economically and environmentally, called the Citgo HD Greenway program. By using Greenway, fleet manager

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February 4, 2008 - Industry News

Peters: $68 Billion DOT Budget Offers Congestion Relief

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Mary E. Peters Monday said President Bush's $68 billion budget for the U.S. Department of Transportation will help fund the department's safety programs, finance congestion relief program

February 4, 2008 - Industry News

Delo Offers Nitrite-free Extended Life Coolant

Chevron's Delo brand of engine oils, lubricants and coolants, has introduced the latest member of its product family, Delo Extended Life Coolant/Antifreeze - Nitrite Free (DELO ELC-NF). The new Extended Life Coolant (ELC)

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January 28, 2008 - Industry News

Corporate Express Converts Fleets to B20 Biodiesel

Corporate Express US Inc. is now fueling the majority of its delivery truck fleets in Colorado and Kansas with Blue Sun's Fusion B20 biodiesel - an ultra low sulfur fuel featuring 20 percent virgin oilseed-based biodiesel from renewable crops

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January 16, 2008 - Industry News

Fleet Execs: Higher Fuel Prices Seen Over Next Year

eyefortransport recently completed a two-year survey of more than 300 North American fleet executives to establish the concerns and strategies of those in charge of fueling North America's fleets amidst concerns over the changing price of oil.

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January 15, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel Up 86 Cents Over Same Time Last Year

The average retail price in the U.S. for a gallon of on-highway diesel fell 5 cents Monday to $3.326, according to the Energy Information Administration's (EIA) weekly fuel price report. The national average is 86.3 cents highe

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December 27, 2007 - Industry News

FMCSA Proposes Mandatory Training for CDL Applicants

Individuals seeking new commercial driver's licenses (CDL) would be required to complete both classroom and behind-the-wheel training from an accredited educational program or institution under a proposed rule announced Thursda

December 19, 2007 - Industry News

President Bush Signs Energy Bill

President Bush Wednesday signed an energy bill that, among other things, sets the government on a course to start regulating fuel efficiency for heavy-duty trucks. It also requires that biofuels be blended with standard petroleum fuels on an annual schedule

December 18, 2007 - Industry News

ATA Testifies Today in Support of HOS Rule

The American Trucking Associations will testify today before a Senate Subcommittee that it supports the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's recent Interim Final Rule on driver's hours of service. The interi

December 18, 2007 - Industry News

Bush Signs Energy Bill

President Bush today signed an energy bill that, among other things, sets the government on a course to start regulating fuel efficiency for heavy-duty trucks. It also requires that biofuels be blende

December 13, 2007 - Industry News

ConocoPhillips Academy Updates Training Programs

ConocoPhillips Lubricants Academy has updated a range of its web and classroom-style courses for ConocoPhillips marketers. Computer modules and in-depth offsite product training courses

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December 11, 2007 - Industry News

FMCSA Retains 11-hour Driving Limit

Truck drivers will continue to be able to drive 11 hours within a 14-hour duty period and use the 34-hour restart under an Interim Final Rule made public Tuesda

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