December 19, 2013 - Industry News
To keep pace with the evolving advanced truck technologies and alternative fuels vehicle market, the Green Truck Ride-and-Drive at The Work Truck Show 2014 will include a closed-access driving area in addition to the traditional open road test drive course.
Tags: NTEA, Work Truck Show, Events
December 18, 2013 - Industry News
One of the world’s largest private investment firms says it plans to sell its $2 billion stake in the truckstop chain Pilot Flying J.
Tags: Truckstops, Pilot Flying J
December 17, 2013 - Industry News
AmpCNG (formally known as AMP Americas) announced that it has signed a deal with Venture Logistics to build CNG fueling infrastructure at an existing gasoline station in Lafayette, Ind.
Tags: Trillium CNG, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG, ampCNG, Venture Logistics
December 16, 2013 - Industry News
The average cost of diesel has trickled down for a second straight week, according to new figures from the U.S. Energy Department.
Tags: Oil Prices, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices
Fuel prices in the future may not be as high as some earlier feared, according to updated projections for U.S. energy markets through 2040, but natural gas is expected to grow, just not as rapidly as earlier believed.
Tags: Natural Gas, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices, U.S. Energy Department
December 15, 2013 - Industry News
Republic Services Inc. announced the deployment of 107 compressed natural gas solid waste and recycling trucks to serve customers in Anaheim and throughout Orange County. The new CNG fleet replaced older diesel and liquid natural gas powered trucks.
Tags: Republic Services, CNG
December 12, 2013 - Industry News
UPDATED -- A bipartisan federal budget deal reached Tuesday between members of the U.S. House and Senate to keep the federal government from shutting down, contains a little-known provision on drilling for oil and gas.
Tags: Oil Prices, Congress, highway funding, Fuel and Oil, Legislation
December 11, 2013 - Industry News
Look for fuel prices to be lower next year, according to a new report from the U.S. Energy Department’s Energy Information Administration. It forecasts diesel fuel prices, which averaged $3.97 per gallon in 2012, are projected to average $3.92 per gallon this year and $3.77 per gallon in 2014
Tags: Fuel and Oil, Diesel Prices
December 10, 2013 - Industry News
In an effort to streamline traffic at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, the Freight Advanced Traveler Information Program Demonstration Project will go live on Wednesday.
Tags: Port of Los Angeles, Port of Long Beach, Traffic Congestion, Port Trucking
December 9, 2013 - Industry News
No sooner than had the average cost of diesel fuel had started heading higher it has reversed course, according to new U.S. Energy Department figures.
Tags: Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices, Oil Prices
December 5, 2013 - Industry News
Biodiesel producers continue to challenge the Environmental Protection Agency’s plan to cut the volume of renewable fuels next year. At a Thursday hearing, producers told the agency that the planned cutback threatens investments that already have been made and could lead to layoffs.
Tags: Biodiesel, National Biodiesel Board, EPA, Alternative Fuels, Fuel and Oil
A proposed ban on diesel-powered vehicles in the District of Columbia has drawn a strong response from a coalition of trucking industry groups. The coalition warned the D.C. Council that provisions in the recently introduced Sustainable D.C. Omnibus Act of 2013 would have “significantly harmful effects on the District’s economy and on the quality of life of District residents.”
Tags: Emissions, Legislation, ATA, Washington D.C.
Love’s Travel Stops opened a new location in Dayton, Ohio, off I-75, expanding its presence in the Buckeye State. The new Love’s is open 24 hours a day and features 98 truck parking spaces.
Tags: Love's Travel Stops, Truckstops, Drivers, Fleets, Diesel Fuel, DEF, I-75, Ohio
A new study says the reduction in emissions in the newest clean-diesel engines has exceeded the amount required by law. The study by the Coordinating Research Council in cooperation with the Health Effects Institute highlights the low-emissions performance of the new generation of clean diesel technology manufactured starting in 2010.
Tags: Emissions, Diesel Engines, Diesel Emissions, EPA, Diesel Technology Forum, NHTSA
December 3, 2013 - Industry News
The California Energy Commission is seeking proposals to spend $200 million starting in 2015 to build out fueling stations and other infrastructure to support hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles.
Tags: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Hydrogen Fueling Stations, Grant Funding, California Energy Commission, Medium-Duty Trucks, Alternative Fuels, Heavy-Duty Trucks, California
December 2, 2013 - Industry News
The average price of diesel continues moving higher, hitting its highest average cost since late October. The national average was up 3.9 cents from last week, to $3.883 per gallon, according to the U.S. Energy Department.
Tags: Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices, Oil Prices, Fuel and Oil
November 27, 2013 - Industry News
Blu will officially open Indiana’s first liquefied natural gas refueling facility, according to the company. The new Blu LNG Station is located in Sellersburg, Ind.
Tags: Natural Gas, Liquefied Natural Gas, Blu, LNG Fueling Station
November 25, 2013 - Industry News
The average cost of diesel has turned higher this week for the first time since the first of September while gasoline has increased for the second consecutive week.
With the sign-off of a judge on a settlement, the truckstop chain Pilot Flying J can finally start to close a chapter in a drama that’s been playing out since mid-April.
Tags: Diesel Prices, Pilot Flying J, Truckstops, Fuel and Oil, Litigation
Wisconsin Clean Cities Inc. will host its 8th Annual Stakeholder Meeting and Wisconsin Clean Transportation Program Recognition Banquet on Tuesday, Dec. 10, at Lambeau Field in Green Bay.
Tags: Clean Cities, Events, WCC, Wisconsin Clean Cities
November 22, 2013 - Industry News
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett is expected to sign legislation passed by state lawmakers on Thursday providing $2.3 billion over five years for transportation, about a 40% hike, but it’s leaving some questions unanswered.
Tags: Pennsylvania, Fuel Tax, Infrastructure Funding
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
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