Fuel Smarts

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June 25, 2008 - Industry News

ATA Calls for Comprehensive Plan to Ensure Affordable Oil

The American Trucking Associations today urged the Bush Administration and Congress to implement a comprehensive plan to increase domestic oil supplies and ensure an affordable supply of oil for the nation's 3.5 million truck drivers and American consumers

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June 25, 2008 - Industry News

EIA Forecasts Continued High Diesel Prices

Diesel prices will remain in the $4-plus range through the second half of 2009, the federal energy agency is forecasting

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June 23, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Fall; Oil Prices Still Volatile

The national average retail price of a gallon of diesel fuel fell 4.4 cents over the past week to $4.648

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June 22, 2008 - Industry News

Americans Drove 1.4 Billion Fewer Miles in April

Americans are driving less for the sixth month in a row, highlighting the need to find a more sustainable and effective way to fund highway construction and maintenance, according to U.S. Transportation Secretary Mary E. Peters

June 20, 2008 - Industry News

ASTM Approves New Biodiesel Blend Specifications

The ASTM International D02 Main Committee late last week approved a trio of long-awaited ASTM specifications for biodiesel blends

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June 20, 2008 - Industry News

July 1: No Cell Phones While Driving in California, Washington

On July 1, new laws in California and Washington State will take effect and prohibit people from driving while they use a hand-held cell phone

June 19, 2008 - Industry News

Truckers Stage Protest in New York

New York legislators and others in the state capital of Albany had their Thursday morning shattered by the sound of hundreds of truck horns as truckers rallied to protest soaring fuel prices,

June 19, 2008 - Industry News

ATA Questions Impact of Climate Change Legislation on Fuel Prices

Expressing concern over the impact that pending cap-and-trade legislation could have on the economy and the price of fuel, a top trucking industry official Thursday urged Congress to take a cautious approach to climate change initiatives

June 18, 2008 - Industry News

Suppliers Support Strong Anti-Counterfeiting Law in Statements to Congress

Representatives of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association and its Brand Protection Council expressed support of legislation strengthening the nation's anti-counterfeiting laws in both written comments and testimony this week before the Senate Judiciary Committee

June 16, 2008 - Industry News

Speed Limiters To Become Mandatory In Ontario

After intense lobbying by the Ontario Trucking Association over the last two years, the provincial government has passed a bill requiring speed limiters on trucks -- no matter their origin

June 16, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel, Oil Prices Remain High

The national average price of a gallon of diesel fuel remained unchanged from last week, while crude oil prices went on a roller coaster ride Monday

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June 12, 2008 - Industry News

FMCSA Extends Comment Period for CDL Permit Regulation

In response to several requests, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration extended the comment period for the proposed rulemaking on commercial driver's license learner's permit standards until July 9

June 12, 2008 - Industry News

EIA Hikes Diesel, Oil Price Predictions

The U.S. Energy Information Administration is having a hard time predicting where fuel and oil prices will go, as its Short-Term Energy Outlook released this week predicted prices far higher than the same report just two months ago

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June 9, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel Prices, Oil Down

The average price of a gallon of diesel fuel dropped slightly for the second week in a row, according to weekly figures from the federal Energy Information Administration, and crude oil prices dropped Monday as well

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June 8, 2008 - Industry News

Oil Prices Hit New Record

Oil prices took their largest single-day leap ever Friday, and energy ministers from the world's top industrialized nations pledged Sunday to work to fight soaring energy costs

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June 5, 2008 - Industry News

Oil Prices Leap

After falling for several days, the price of crude oil took an unexpected jump Thursday on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Light sweet crude for July delivery leaped $5.49 late in the day to close at $127.79 a barrel

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June 5, 2008 - Industry News

Georgia Suspends Scheduled Increase in Fuel Tax

Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue signed an executive order this week suspending a scheduled increase in fuel taxes that would have taken effect on July 1

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June 3, 2008 - Industry News

Connecticut Diesel Tax Going Up July 1

Connecticut's state tax on diesel fuel will rise 7.7 cents per gallon as of July 1

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June 2, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Drop Slightly

Diesel prices dropped slightly over the past week after a meteoric run-up that saw the national average of a gallon of diesel rise more than 57 cents in just three weeks

Tags: Fuel and Oil

May 30, 2008 - Industry News

Shell Launches Perdido Spar Hull

The hull of one of the world's deepest oil production facilities last week embarked on an 8,200-mile journey from the shipyard in Pori, Finland, to Ingleside, Texas

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May 29, 2008 - Industry News

Regulators Probing Oil Futures Trading

In response to the dramatic increases in the price of crude oil traded on the commodity market, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission Thursday announced initiatives to increase transparency of the energy futures markets

Tags: Fuel and Oil

May 27, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Jump Nearly 23 Cents; National Attention on Plight of Truckers

The average price of diesel fuel jumped 20 to 30 cents a gallon this past week, depending on what part of the country you were in, with the national average at $4.723 per gallon,

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May 21, 2008 - Industry News

Crude Oil Prices Soar to New Record

Crude oil prices shot up over $130 a barrel Wednesday, while executives from the big oil companies testified before a Senate Judiciary Committee that there was little they could do

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May 20, 2008 - Industry News

Oil Prices Hit New High, House Passes Anti-OPEC Legislation

Oil prices closed over $129 for the first time Tuesday, as the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation that would seek to subject OPEC oil producers to U.S. antitrust laws and investigate energy market manipulation

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May 19, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel, Oil Prices Continue to Set Records

The national average price for a gallon of diesel fuel is up to $4.497, according to figures released Monday by the U.S. Energy Information Administration

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