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Category: Fuel & Oil

Class 8 Natural Gas Truck Retail Sales Down 18% YTD May 2018

Class 8 Natural Gas Truck Retail Sales Down 18% YTD May 2018

| July 27, 2018

US and Canadian Natural Gas Class 8 truck retail sales rose 13% in 2017, but shed 18% year-to-date through May 2018. Sales from January through May 2017 were down 14% from the first five months of the previous year.  “As we can see from the year-to-date data in 2017, it isn’t unexpected that sales at […]

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Fuel Trend Report from Motus Examines Cost Factors

Fuel Trend Report from Motus Examines Cost Factors

| July 26, 2018

Fuel prices have long been a volatile expense in our lives. Over the spring season, the frequently shifting price of fuel has only gone up. What drives the change of prices at the pump? What can we expect in the coming months? What about the rest of 2018? In this report, we’ll cover everything you […]

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New Additive Line for Pick-up Trucks from Liqui Moly 

New Additive Line for Pick-up Trucks from Liqui Moly 

| July 25, 2018

German motor oil and additive specialist LIQUI MOLY has developed its own additive line especially for pick-up trucks. With it, the company claims that the “motor remains powerful and a creeping loss of performance is avoided.“ Here’s the issue: Due to deposits on the inside of the motor, the combustion can worsen because the fuel is no […]

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Fuel Prices Drop Slightly this Week

Fuel Prices Drop Slightly this Week

| July 20, 2018

According to the latest Fleet News, fuel prices moved down slightly. This week, the price of Regular nationwide was $2.858 vs. $2.884 one week ago but up from $2.268 last year at this time. The news in fuel prices for Diesel was  similar.  One gallon of Diesel stands at $3.164 vs. $3.172 last week and $2.446 last […]

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Valvoline Acquires Great Canadian Oil Change

Valvoline Acquires Great Canadian Oil Change

| July 16, 2018

Valvoline Inc., a leading worldwide supplier of premium branded lubricants and automotive services, has completed the previously announced acquisition of the business assets of Great Canadian Oil Change Franchising Ltd., the third-largest quick-lube system in Canada. The acquisition expands Valvoline’s existing quick-lube network to more than 1,200 company-owned and franchised locations in North America. “Growing […]

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Gas Prices Continue to Inch Up Before Fourth of July Holiday

Gas Prices Continue to Inch Up Before Fourth of July Holiday

| July 3, 2018

According to the latest Fleet News, fuel prices moved up again recently. This week, the price of Regular nationwide was $2.856 vs. $2.847 one week ago and $2.234 last year at this time. The news in fuel prices for Diesel stayed the same as last week at $3.165 but up from $2.441 last year at this […]

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