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Category: Fuel & Oil

Fuel Prices Up, Now at 2014 Levels

Fuel Prices Up, Now at 2014 Levels

| January 8, 2018

Prices at the pump are going up as the temperature drops. According to the latest Fleet News, fuel prices moved up recently — starting the year at the most expensive rates since 2014.  This week, the price of Regular nationwide starts at $2.492 vs. $2.487 one month  ago and $2.367 last year at this time. […]

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Frigid Weather Pushes Up Gas Prices

Frigid Weather Pushes Up Gas Prices

| January 3, 2018

According to the latest Fleet News, fuel prices moved up recently — driven in part by frigid conditions across much of the country. This week, the price of Regular nationwide was $2.485 vs. $2.447 one month  ago and $2.353 last year at this time. The news in fuel prices for Diesel was a similar.  One […]

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Gas Prices Up

Gas Prices Up

| November 22, 2017

According to the latest Fleet News, fuel prices moved up recently. This week, the price of Regular nationwide was $2.526 vs. $2.457 one month  ago and $2.131 last year at this time. The news in fuel prices for Diesel was a similar.  One gallon of Diesel stands at $2.837 vs. $2.730 last month and $2.384 last […]

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New Synthetic Engine Oil Promises Added Protection and Diesel Fuel Economy

New Synthetic Engine Oil Promises Added Protection and Diesel Fuel Economy

| November 10, 2017

A new fully synthetic engine oil is touting added protection and fuel economy. Called TOTAL QUARTZ INEO LONG LIFE 0W-20 with ART (Age Resistance Technology), it is formulated to meet the ACEA C5 international standards and technical requirements of manufacturers such as Volkswagen and Porsche. The company claims it is “21% more efficient against sludge […]

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Class 8 Natural Gas Truck Retail Sales Flat Through August YTD

Class 8 Natural Gas Truck Retail Sales Flat Through August YTD

| October 27, 2017

US and Canadian Class 8 natural gas truck retail sales were flat through August year-to-date. “Despite the uncertainty of environmental change on the horizon, and continuing low oil prices, the future of alternative fuels led by NG/RNG is positive. The challenges of alternative fuel availability and distribution will be overcome; time is the biggest unknown.” […]

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Environmentalists Decry New House Legislation on Fuel Economy Standards

Environmentalists Decry New House Legislation on Fuel Economy Standards

| October 12, 2017

Representatives Fred Upton (R-MI) and Debbie Dingell (D-MI) have introduced new legislation that, according to environmentalists, would weaken federal fuel economy standards. The bill aligns with provisions outlined in legislation introduced in the Senate that would give automakers concessions that could undermine public health protections and the future competitiveness of American manufacturers, a leading group noted. […]

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