December 5, 2013
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.
December 2, 2013
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.
November 25, 2013
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.
November 18, 2013
The average cost of fuel in the U.S. continues falling with diesel hitting its lowest price since early July.
November 12, 2013
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.
November 4, 2013
The average cost of diesel is down for the second straight week and is at it lowest level since early July.
October 30, 2013
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.
October 23, 2013
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has proposed regulations to allow the construction and operation of new liquefied natural gas facilities under DEC permits, according to the New York Motor Truck Association.
October 22, 2013
Two announcements this week demonstrate how PeopleNet is going after the growing oil and natural gas business, with the Energy Services area combining PeopleNet fleet mobility solutions with technologies from other Trimble companies to create technology solutions for this sector.
October 15, 2013
Tuesday was the deadline for carriers to opt out of a settlement reached in July between some trucking companies and Pilot Flying J over allegations the truckstop chain cheated customers out of fuel purchase rebates. About 50 of the truckstops’s 6,000 customers said they want no part of the agreement.
September 20, 2013
Embattled Pilot Flying J CEO Jimmy Haslam made a rare public appearance this week, some five months after the company was raided by federal agents, but it’s only one of the latest developments for the truckstop chain that's facing a myriad of legal problems.
September 19, 2013
A three-judge federal panel on Wednesday upheld California’s controversial and first-in-the-nation law requiring fuel-makers to reduce carbon, that detractors say will lead to higher prices for diesel and gasoline.
August 27, 2013
Natural gas. Biodiesel. Algae-based diesel. Hydrogen fuel cells. Dimethyl-ether. Hybrids. There's a virtual smorgasbord of potential fuel sources or supplements for truck and engine makers to choose from. The critical question becomes which one, or which combinations of fuel sources, represent the best path forward.
August 20, 2013
PeopleNet announced at its annual user’s conference in San Antonio Tuesday that it would partner with ALK Technologies and GeoTrac Systems to build a suite of applications specifically for the energy transportation sector.
August 19, 2013
Just as soon at it looked like diesel was starting to trend lower it has done an about face. The average U.S. price has increased 0.4 cents per gallon over the past week, registering $3.90 per gallon.
This week Pilot Flying J published an interview on its website with one of the attorneys representing the company, as the clock counts down toward key court dates in a settlement over allegations it withheld rebates and discounts on fuel.
August 12, 2013
Despite having reached a settlement with some trucking customers, Pilot Flying J faces new litigation over claims it cheated some operations – and there is another move to depose CEO Jimmy Haslam.
August 6, 2013
Diesel prices this year are expected to average slightly less than they were last year and continue moving lower next year, according to a new forecast.
August 5, 2013
The price of diesel continues to seesaw, falling just slightly this week following a just over one-penny hike last week.
July 29, 2013
While gasoline prices continued to decline this week, diesel prices continued on its journey upward.
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