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Tax Committees Debate Highway Funding as Money is Running Out
Tax Committees Debate Highway Funding as Money is Running Out

March 6, 2014
Ideas for infusions into the Highway Trust Fund got conflicting receptions before congressional tax committees this week, as Senate Finance Chairman Ron...

Obama Starts Next Truck Fuel Economy Rule
Obama Starts Next Truck Fuel Economy Rule

February 19, 2014
UPDATED -- President Obama pushed the start button on the next phase of medium- and heavy-duty fuel economy standards.

Q&A: Rep. Earl Blumenauer on His Bill to Raise the Fuel Tax
Q&A: Rep. Earl Blumenauer on His Bill to Raise the Fuel Tax

January 9, 2014
Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., introduced a bill that would raise federal fuel taxes and index them to the cost of living to pay for more investment in roads...

Biodiesel Producers Air Concerns About Proposed Cutbacks
Biodiesel Producers Air Concerns About Proposed Cutbacks

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,...

EPA Proposes to Cut Renewable Fuel Requirements
EPA Proposes to Cut Renewable Fuel Requirements

November 18, 2013
The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to cut the volume of renewable fuels next year. The agency is required to set annual standards for...

Fuel Price Report Cancelled by Government Shutdown
Fuel Price Report Cancelled by Government Shutdown

October 11, 2013
The government shutdown has forced the Energy Information Administration to cancel publication of its gas and diesel price update, a key index for trucking...

TA Chief O’Brien Carries Torch for Natural Gas
TA Chief O’Brien Carries Torch for Natural Gas

September 6, 2013
If you’re skeptical about the future of natural gas in trucking, meet Thomas O’Brien, president and CEO of TravelCenters of America.

Trucking Group Challenges Insinuations in Pilot Flying J Case
Trucking Group Challenges Insinuations in Pilot Flying J Case

August 23, 2013
Questions about the role of a key player in the litigation against Pilot Flying J prompted a strong rebuttal from the trucking company group. Lane Kidd,...

Are You On Top of Your Fuel Buying Program?
Are You On Top of Your Fuel Buying Program?

June 26, 2013
Pilot, the largest truckstop chain in the country with more than 650 outlets and $29 billion in annual revenues, is being investigated for allegedly...

EPA Has Big Ambitions for New Heavy Duty Fuel Economy Standards
EPA Has Big Ambitions for New Heavy Duty Fuel Economy Standards

June 26, 2013
The Environmental Protection Agency is more ambitious for the next phase of its heavy-duty truck fuel economy standards than it was for the first, and will...

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