March 26, 2007 - Industry News
A national coalition of associations representing independent petroleum marketers has formed the Partnership for Uniform Marketing Practices (PUMP). The organization's focus is to ensure fair competition,
Tags: Fuel and Oil
Florida Sen. Victor D. Crist's recently proposed bill to ban the use of retreaded tires by most trucks in Florida is now a dead issue, according to Harvey Brodsky, managing director of the Tire Retread Information Bureau (TRIB)
March 23, 2007 - Industry News
Delo brand of technologically advanced engine oils, lubricants and coolants, has introduced the latest member of the product family - Delo Synthetic Gear Lubricant SAE 75W-90. The new product,
March 21, 2007 - Industry News
With a firm commitment to reduce American dependence on foreign oil, Carl's Jr. will not have to look beyond its own stores for a solution. MJKL Enterprises, LLC, the largest franchise owner of Carl's Jr. location
March 13, 2007 - Industry News
Chevron Products Co. says its API CJ-4 and API CI-4 Plus heavy-duty diesel engine oils meet the new Caterpillar ECF-2 specification. As of the beginning of this month, Caterpillar recommends the use of ECF-
March 9, 2007 - Industry News
Chevron Delo 400 LE Multigrade SAE 15W-40 has received formulation approval for Mercedes Benz diesel engine oil specification 228.31, covering all Mercedes-Benz diesel engines using Diesel Particulate Filters (DPFs).
March 6, 2007 - Industry News
Commercial truck drivers need greater flexibility within federal driver work and rest rules to allow drivers to select sleep times and duration based on individual need, according to a study released Tuesday
February 23, 2007 - Industry News
U.S. trucks will for the first time be allowed to make deliveries in Mexico under a year-long pilot program that expands cross border trucking operations with Mexico, U.S. Transportation Secretary Mary E. Peters announced Frida
U.S. trucks will for the first time be allowed to make deliveries in Mexico under a year-long pilot program that expands cross border trucking operations with Mexico, U.S. Transportation Secretary Mary E. Peters announced toda
February 21, 2007 - Industry News
USA Energy Independence Publications announces the first-ever directory covering both E85 ethanol fuel and biodiesel Fuel retail stations nationwide. Designed to help the Flex Fuel Vehicl
February 9, 2007 - Industry News
The American Trucking Associations has petitioned the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to amend its safety regulations to promote greater motor carrier use of “employer notification systems.”
Shell Lubricants has announced that Shell Rotella T with Triple Protection technology heavy-duty motor oil meets new Caterpillar specifications, ECF-1-a, ECF-2 for pre-2007 on- and off-highway diesel engines.
February 6, 2007 - Industry News
Diesel prices will average $2.60 this year, down from $2.71 last year but still well above the $2.41 average for 2005, according to the latest short-term energy outlook by the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
February 5, 2007 - Industry News
The Bush Administration is requesting $67 billion for 2008 to finance key transportation construction, congestion relief and safety programs, and to provide the framework for reforming the aviation system
New Mystik JT-8 Emissions Management Technology (EMT) engine oil is specifically formulated to exceed the American Petroleum Institute’s CJ-4 requirement for today’s high-performance diesel engines.
January 29, 2007 - Industry News
The Tire Retread Information Bureau (TRIB) has responded to a bill introduced by Florida State Senator Victor D. Crist that would prohibit the use of retreaded tires on most commercial vehicles on Florida highways
January 11, 2007 - Industry News
The American Trucking Associations has announced its support for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s proposed rule regarding the use of electronic on-board recording devices (EOBRs) on commercial vehicles.
Truck and bus companies with a history of serious hours of service violations may be required to install electronic on-board recorders in all of their commercial vehicles for a minimum of two years, according to a proposed rul
January 10, 2007 - Industry News
Truck transportation, couriers and messengers, and warehousing and storage revenues reached $292 billion in 2005, up from $266 billion the year before, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Wednesday
January 3, 2007 - Industry News
An online survey about the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s hours of service regulations shows three out of four drivers admit to have violated the agency’s hours of service regulations, and that 55 percent
December 21, 2006 - Industry News
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration late this week proposed two new rules – one to toughen standards for entry into the trucking business and the other to require owners of intermodal chassis to maintain that equipment
December 19, 2006 - Industry News
Ohio’s truckers no longer have to worry about being ticketed for smoking alone in their cabs, according to a story this week in the Columbus Dispatch
December 14, 2006 - Industry News
OPEC members have agreed to keep oil production at current levels at least through the peak demand season, but the possibility of a cut in February sent prices to more than $62 a barrel
December 13, 2006 - Industry News
For the first time, EPA is proposing to require the emissions control systems of large diesel and gasoline highway trucks and buses to be monitored similarly to passenger cars.
December 6, 2006 - Industry News
Crude oil prices climbed from $60 a barrel to more than $63 as the first major cold front moved across the country. As usual, weather will be a key determinant for oil and fuel prices this winter
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