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First Week of June Continues to Heat Up Diesel Prices

First Week of June Continues to Heat Up Diesel Prices

This week, diesel prices continued on an upward hike. The rising of diesel prices has been consistent for nine weeks straight. The largest increase was $0.035 in the West Coast excluding California. The diesel price increase with the smallest margin was found in the Rocky Mountain region at $0.015. Overall, the United States had an average […]

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SuperTruck II Project Underway

SuperTruck II Project Underway

The Department of Energy announced its new initiative, the SuperTruck II. The goal is to push manufacturers to improve heavy-duty freight efficiency by more than 100 percent compared to the most fuel efficient tractor-trailer from 2009. The initiative is an $80 million funding opportunity for research, development and demonstration of long-haul technology. Improving the efficiency […]

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How Trucking is Becoming Greener in 2016

How Trucking is Becoming Greener in 2016

Trucking is an important industry that keeps America’s economy running. However, it hasn’t always been known as the most environmentally friendly industry with thousands of miles traveled and gallons of fuel used daily. Now in 2016, trucking is turning towards the greener side with these five trends: Streamlined Invoicing Practices Truck drivers and fleet owners […]

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Previewing Regulations for 2016

Previewing Regulations for 2016

Major changes will be coming to the transportation industry this year. Many of the rules have been in the works for a long time and legislators are growing closer to solutions. Here’s a look at some of the main issues the industry will be looking at this year, as well as the projected completion date and […]

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Ten Easy Ways to Minimize Fuel Use

Ten Easy Ways to Minimize Fuel Use

The end of the year is quickly approaching and as a business owner, that means less than two months to meet this year’s goals. Fleet owners incur many different costs throughout the year, but fuel costs account for approximately 30 percent of total operating costs. One simple way to impact your fleet’s fuel efficiency is […]

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Diesel Prices Slowly Creep Back Down

Diesel Prices Slowly Creep Back Down

Over the past two weeks, there have been increases in diesel prices among all regions. This week, all regions in the U.S. saw a decrease with the exception of the Rocky Mountain region. The cost of fuel in the U.S. went down an average of -$0.025. The Lower Atlantic region saw the largest price decrease […]

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Diesel Prices Spiral Downward Across Nation

Diesel Prices Spiral Downward Across Nation

Diesel prices continue to spiral downward across every region in the United States. The cost of fuel in the U.S. went down an average of -$0.054. Diesel prices have been consistently dropping in the U.S. for 13 straight weeks. The West Coast, minus California, saw the largest price drop with -$0.08, while the smallest drop was […]

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All Regions Experience Diesel Fuel Price Drop

All Regions Experience Diesel Fuel Price Drop

All regions experienced a decrease in diesel fuel prices during the third week of July. The cost of fuel in the United States went down an average of -$0.032 from last week. The Central Atlantic saw the largest price decrease with -$0.053 while the Rocky Mountain region only saw a decrease of -$0.017. All regions […]

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