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May 25, 2012

Taxing Natural Gas Trucks Will Pose a Challenge

As interstate trucking operations have been expressing increasing interest in using liquefied natural gas in their trucks, the American Trucking Associations' state law experts say widespread adoption of LNG will pose a large challenge to fuel tax administrators

May 24, 2012

Natural Gas Future Has Potential, Report Says

A recently released natural gas analysis from TIAX LLC predicts the opportunity for the compressed-natural-gas fueling market will grow steadily over the next few years

May 23, 2012

NAFA to Offer Webinar on Fuel Costs

NAFA Fleet Management Association will offer a webinar, Getting Control of Fuel Costs, Wednesday, May 30, from 1-2 p.m. Eastern

May 21, 2012

Diesel and Gasoline Prices Drop Again; Oil Prices Rise

Diesel and gasoline prices continue their decline for the sixth straight week. After weeks of decline, however, oil prices rose due to encouraging signs regarding the U.S. and Chinese economies

May 21, 2012

City of Thomasville, Ga., to Build CNG Fueling Station

The city of Thomasville, Ga., recently approved construction of a compressed natural gas time-fill fueling station. The City said this new station is part of its plan to convert its fleet vehicles to run on CNG where appropriate

May 20, 2012

Volvo Readying 13-liter Natural-Gas/Diesel Engine, Exploring DME as Alternative Fuel

Volvo Trucks will have a 13-liter natural gas-fueled engine ready for market by sometime in 2014 as part of its newly named "Blue Power" strategy, which also includes Cummins NG products in current and future trucks, company executives announced Friday

May 17, 2012

Shell CEO Expects Natural Gas Prices to Rise

Shell's chief executive told The Financial Times the company expects natural gas prices in the U.S., which are currently at 10-year lows, to double by 2015. In an interview, chief executive Peter Voser said Shell is using a price of $4 to $6 per million Btu for 2014-2015, up from the current $2.55

May 16, 2012

Freightliner, Westport Schedule Cross-Country Trips to Prove Viability of CNG

Freightliner Trucks and Westport Innovations have scheduled cross-country trips in compressed natural gas-powered trucks to prove the availability of the fuel out on the road.

May 15, 2012

Alternative Fuels Mean Energy Independence, Say ACT Expo Speakers

Suppliers of alternative fuels and the equipment that burns them must cooperate to move America toward energy self-sufficiency and economic growth, says retired U.S. Army Gen. Wesley Clark

May 14, 2012

Fuel Prices Keep Falling, Greek Economy Affects Oil Prices

Diesel and gasoline prices dropped for the fifth straight week, but oil prices continue to fall due to concerns over Europe, particularly Greece's economy. Diesel fuel prices dropped by by an average of 5.3 cents to $4.004 a gallon, according the the Energy Information Administration's weekly fuel upsate. This is the lowest the average price of diesel has been since late February.

May 9, 2012

Honeywell Green Diesel to be Produced From Bio Feedstocks in U.S. Facility

UOP LLC, a Honeywell company, is licensing technology to Emerald Biofuels to produce Honeywell Green Diesel at a facility in Louisiana

May 8, 2012

Government Lowers Diesel Price Estimates for 2012

The Department of Energy expects that on-highway diesel fuel retail prices, which averaged $3.84 per gallon in 2011, will average $4.06 per gallon in 2012, which is 9 cents per gallon lower than in last month's outlook

May 7, 2012

Diesel and Gas Prices Down, Oil Hits 2012 Low

Gasoline and diesel fuel prices dropped for the fourth straight week, and the price of oil hit its lowest point this year due to more concerns over the state of Europe's economy

May 7, 2012

Oregon Adds Two New Electric Charging Stations

Two additional electric vehicle charging stations are now open in Oregon's Willamette Valley along Interstate 5, extending the West Coast Electric Highway for EV owners. The new stations are located at the Pioneer Villa Truck Plaza in Halsey and at the Gateway Marketplace in Springfield

May 4, 2012

Natural Gas Support a Mixed Bag, Study Says

Natural gas in the trucking industry has a high level of awareness, but carriers still recognize obstacles, says a new study from PLS Logistics Services

May 3, 2012

DEF Prices Steady in March/April, Will Increase In May

The average U.S. diesel exhaust fluid pump price remained at $2.74 per gallon between March and April 2012, after declining by 1 cent between February and March, according to discoverDEF.com

April 30, 2012

Diesel Drops for Third Straight Week, Oil Falls Due to Europe Concerns

Gasoline and diesel fuel prices dropped again this week, according to the Energy Information Administration's weekly fuel update. Oil prices fell because of continuing concerns over Europe's economy. The average U.S. diesel price fallen for the third

April 26, 2012

Costco "Hot Fuel" Settlement Approved

In an approved settlement for a lawsuit over hot fuel, Costco Wholesale Corp. has agreed to convert gasoline pumps in some states during the next five years to automatically compensate for expansion in fuel due to changing temperatures, reports the Kansas City Business Journal

April 25, 2012

"California-Only" Diesel Will Come at High Cost for State, Study Says

Significant job losses will be directly attributable to California Air Resources Board's fuel policies, says a new study by the California Trucking Association. Goods movement and agriculture sectors will be especially hard hit if the policies are allowed to go into effect as currently designed

April 24, 2012

Canadian Agency Says Fleets Could Save With Natural Gas

Despite the higher upfront costs for engines that run natural gas, The Conference Board of Canada says that converting fleets to natural gas could produce savings of approximately $150,000 per truck over a 10-year period

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