November 21, 2013 - Industry News
Republic Services Inc. announced the deployment of an additional 49 compressed natural gas solid waste and recycling trucks to serve customers throughout greater Houston. The company has introduced a total of 104 new CNG trucks in greater Houston within the past year, replacing older diesel-powered trucks.
Tags: Republic Services, Natural Gas Vehicles
November 20, 2013 - Industry News
As red-letter day approaches in Federal Court in Arkansas next week for a judge to approve a class action settlement between the truckstop chain Pilot Flying J and trucking companies that claim they were cheated out of rebates from diesel purchases, no one in the class has yet to object to the deal, but some are pursuing their own remedies.
Kalmbach Feeds Inc. and TruStar Energy are celebrating the grand opening of a new compressed natural gas public fueling station. The station, designed and constructed by TruStar Energy, is located at 11790 County Highway 4, Upper Sandusky, Ohio.
Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, TruStar Energy, Kalmbach Feeds Inc., CNG Fueling Stations
November 19, 2013 - Industry News
Washington could be headed in the direction of having the second highest state diesel and gasoline taxes in the nation. Legislation has been introduced in the state senate to boosting the current 37.5 cents per gallon levy by 11.5 cents, totaling 49 cents per gallon.
Tags: Washington, fuel tax, Diesel Tax, Gasoline Tax
November 18, 2013 - Industry News
The average cost of fuel in the U.S. continues falling with diesel hitting its lowest price since early July.
Tags: Diesel Prices, Oil Prices, Gasoline Prices, Fuel and Oil
The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to cut the volume of renewable fuels next year. The agency is required to set annual standards for cellulosic, biomass-based diesel, advanced biofuel and total renewables. It gave two reasons why it needs to reduce the percentage of these fuels next year.
Tags: Biodiesel, National Biodiesel Board, EPA
November 17, 2013 - Industry News
Travel Centers of America LLC has agreed to acquire 31 convenience stores with retail gasoline stations for $67 million, before closing costs and customary working capital adjustments. The seller is a private company which operates these stores under its proprietary brand name Minit Mart.
Tags: Expansion, Mergers & Acquisitions, Travel Centers of America
November 14, 2013 - Industry News
The California Air Resources Board announced that it will give a break to some truckers who are working to meet a January deadline for upgrades to their aging diesel fleets.
Tags: Emissions, CARB, Regulations, California, DPF
Corridor Clean Fuels, in partnership with Home Oil Co. and the Southeast Alabama Gas District, will build a compressed natural gas fueling station at Home’s location in Dothan, Ala.
Falling Brent crude oil prices has once again lowered the projected average price for diesel in 2014. The U.S. Energy Department’s Energy Information Administration’s new Short-Term Energy Outlook expects diesel fuel prices, which averaged $3.97 per gallon in 2012, are projected to average $3.91 per gallon in 2013 and $3.73 per gallon in 2014.
Tags: EIA, Diesel Prices, DOE, Crude Oil Prices
November 13, 2013 - Industry News
Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has announced multi-year fueling agreements with both UPS and Central Freight Lines. Clean Energy will supply liquefied natural gas to two private UPS stations located in Mesquite and Houston, Texas.
Tags: UPS, Clean Energy Fuels, Natural Gas Vehicles, Liquefied Natural Gas, Central Freight Lines
November 12, 2013 - Industry News
Diesel prices continue to slide this week as the national average dropped to $3.83 per gallon, which is down 2.5 cents from last week and 14.8 cents from last year at this time.
Tags: Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices, DOE, Crude Oil Prices, Energy Information Administration, Fuel and Oil
November 10, 2013 - Industry News
C.R. England Inc. announced that it will adopt ATDynamics' semi-trailer rear-drag aerodynamics technology.
Tags: C.R. England, ATDynamics, Aerodynamics, TrailerTails
November 6, 2013 - Industry News
The 2013 North American NGV Conference and Expo will be held at the Georgia World Congress Center Nov. 18–21 in Atlanta, Ga. The three-day event will feature a conference, a large exposition hall and numerous social functions.
Tags: NGVAmerica, Events, NGV
The price tag for Pilot Flying J to settle lawsuits over allegedly failing to give rebates to trucking customers stemming from fuel purchases is close to doubling.
Officials with the truckstop chain, Travel Centers of America, indicated this week when they plan to open their first liquefied natural gas filling stations in cooperation with Shell targeting commercial vehicles.
Tags: Liquefied Natural Gas, Travel Centers of America, Shell, Petro Stopping Centers, Engines
November 5, 2013 - Industry News
The South Carolina Ports Authority has announced a new Clean Truck Certification Program to take effect on Jan. 1, 2014.
Tags: Clean Truck Program, South Carolina, Fleets, Ports, Owner-Operators, Port Trucking
Mack Trucks is continuing to work toward developing new ways to save energy at its Macungie Cab & Vehicle Assembly facility in Macungie, Pa.
Tags: Green, Mack Trucks
November 4, 2013 - Industry News
The average cost of diesel is down for the second straight week and is at it lowest level since early July.
Tags: Oil Prices, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices, Fuel and Oil
The national average price of DEF at truck stops islands was $2.79 per gallon in the U.S., a decline of one-cent from the month before.
Tags: DEF, Engines, Diesel Exhaust Fluid
November 3, 2013 - Industry News
Ryder System Inc. announced today that Blu, an operator of liquefied natural gas refueling stations and provider of LNG technology solutions, has selected Ryder to provide LNG vehicles for Blu fleets in Utah and Georgia.
Tags: Ryder, Natural Gas, Liquefied Natural Gas, Blu
October 31, 2013 - Industry News
Natural gas truck engine producer Westport Innovations plans to stop taking orders for its North American 15-liter model after Nov. 15., citing weak sales.
Tags: Volvo, Cummins, Natural Gas, Natural Gas Vehicles, Liquefied Natural Gas, Engines, Westport Innovations, Alternative Fuels & Hybrids
October 30, 2013 - Industry News
Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has placed a purchase contract on property where it hopes to build a liquefied natural gas fuel terminal in Jacksonville, Fla. This would be the first LNG facility on the Eastern seaboard to specifically supply LNG for the maritime, heavy-duty trucking and rail industries, according to the company.
Tags: Clean Energy Fuels, Liquefied Natural Gas, Eagle LNG Partners, GE Ventures, GE Energy Financial Services, Ferus Natural
After a few weeks of relative quiet, things have started heating back up between Pilot Flying J and trucking companies that are suing the truckstop chain over allegations it cheated trucking companies out of fuel rebates.
Tags: Diesel Prices, Pilot Flying J, Fuel and Oil, Truckstops, Fraud
October 29, 2013 - Industry News
M&M Cartage has announced a new initiative to become a national leader in green transportation. The Kentucky-based company plans to invest $7.5 million in building materials and capital equipment, allowing for the construction of a new headquarters with green efficiencies to go along with the addition of new trucks powered by compressed natural gas.
Tags: Green, Green Fleets, Natural Gas Vehicles, M&M Cartage
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