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August 25, 2015 - Industry News

American Natural Gas Building Ky. CNG Station

The American Natural Gas LLC (ANG) announced the construction of a public compressed natural gas station (CNG) in Georgetown, Ky., with Bestway Express serving as the station's anchor tenant.

Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Kentucky, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG

August 24, 2015 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Drop as Oil Hits 6-Year Lows

Amidst some of the lowest crude oil prices since 2009, the average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel fuel continued its more than 2-month streak of price drops.

Tags: Oil Prices, Gas Prices, Diesel Prices

August 19, 2015 - Industry News

Real-World Fuel Economy Improves Gradually

Graph courtesy of the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute.

Fuel economy has seen a gradual increase in light-duty vehicles since the 1990s with a 1.8 mpg improvement in 2013, according to the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute.

Tags: Light-Duty Vehicles, Fuel Economy, U.S. DOT, UMTRI

August 17, 2015 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Nearly Flat for the Week

Source: EIA

The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel fuel showed only a slight fluctuation for the week, barely extending a 12-week streak of falling prices, while gasoline prices in the Midwest spiked 30 cents due to a recent refinery shutdown.

Tags: Oil Prices, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices

August 14, 2015 - Industry News

Propel Expands Renewable Diesel Fleet Access in SoCal

Photo courtesy of Propel.

Utilizing Neste's NEXBTL renewable diesel, Propel’s Diesel HPR is a low-carbon, renewable fuel that meets petroleum diesel specifications and can be used in any diesel engine.

Tags: Renewable Diesel, Propel, Fueling Stations, California

August 11, 2015 - Product News

PEX Card Offers Fleet Payment Solution

PEX Card has introduced a new debit card for fleets that allows business owners greater control over expenses logged at fuel pumps by their drivers, according to the company.

Tags: Payment Cards, Smartphones

August 11, 2015 - Press Release

Alliance AutoGas Leads EPA Certifications

Alliance AutoGas has converted more than 7,400 vehicles to run on cleaner-burning, affordable, domestically-produced propane autogas with bi-fuel systems used by General Motors, Ford Motor Company and FCA to convert shuttles, vans, trucks, buses and taxis.

Tags: Alliance Autogas, Propane Autogas, Ford, General Motors, Bi-Fuel Conversions, FCA

August 10, 2015 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Down 5 Cents Nationally

Source: EIA

As an 11-week slide in diesel prices continues, the price of a gallon dropped 5 cents per gallon nationally.

Tags: Oil Prices, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices

August 4, 2015 - Industry News

Low Diesel Prices Enhance Clean Diesel Pickup Market

The 2016 GMC Canyon will feature an available 2.8L Duramax turbo-diesel engine. (PHOTO: GM)

With diesel fuel prices dipping to the lowest levels since 2009, the U.S. vehicle market is prime for potential market increases as several new 2016 clean diesel cars and pickup trucks prepare to hit showrooms in the coming months.

Tags: Pickup Trucks, Diesel Prices, Diesel Fuel, Diesel Trucks

August 3, 2015 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Drop Again in 10-Week Slide

Source: EIA

The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel fuel was down again for the 10th consecutive week, according to the latest weekly numbers from the U.S. Energy Department.

Tags: Oil Prices, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices

August 3, 2015 - Press Release

GPS Insight, WEX to Provide Joint Fuel Card

Photo courtesy of GPS Insight.

GPS Insight has released the GPS Insight Fleet Card powered by WEX to simplify management of fuel purchases and reduce fuel fraud, according to the company.

Tags: WEX, GPS Insight, Payment Cards, Big Data

July 30, 2015 - Industry News

UPS Ramping Up Renewable Diesel Use

Photo of a UPS CNG vehicle courtesy of UPS.

UPS has signed agreements with three suppliers for up to 46 million gallons of renewable diesel over the next three years as part of its goal to significantly reduce emissions by 2020.

Tags: Algae Biodiesel, UPS, Alternative Fuels, Renewable Diesel

July 30, 2015 - Industry News

New York City Ranked Worst for Drivers

A map displaying the "Best & Worst Cities to be a Driver." Map courtesy of WalletHub.

Due to heavy traffic and poor road conditions, New York took last place in a ranking of the best and worst U.S. cities for drivers. Two Texas cities (Lubbock and Corpus Christi) took the top spots as the most driver-friendly.

Tags: Driver Safety, Fuel Prices, Traffic Congestion, WalletHub, Driving

July 29, 2015 - Industry News

ServiceMaster Chooses WEX for Fleet Payments

Photo via DiamondBack Truck Covers/Flickr.

ServiceMaster will roll out WEX fuel cards, payment services, and analytics solutions to its fleet of 6,600 service vehicles to improve the efficiency of its fleet operations, WEX Inc. has announced.

Tags: ServiceMaster, WEX, Service Fleets, Payment Cards

July 20, 2015 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Down for Two Consecutive Months

The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel fuel continued a now two-month-long streak of decreases

Tags: Oil Prices, EIA, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices

July 16, 2015 - Industry News

Highway Bill Would Equalize Taxes of Alternative Fuels

The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed a highway and transportation bill that included a provision that would change how certain alternative fuels are taxed in relation to conventional fuels.

Tags: Taxes, Propane Autogas, LNG, Highway Bill

July 13, 2015 - Industry News

Gasoline Bucks Trend of Dropping Diesel, Oil Prices

Diesel fuel prices continue to drop as crude oil futures continue to reflect a worldwide glut. Gasoline prices, however, jumped nearly 30 cents a gallon in California.

Tags: Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices, Crude Oil Prices

July 10, 2015 - Industry News

House Bill Would Up Fuel Tax By Over 10 Cents

Photo: Jim Park

Aiming to address both the lack of funding for the Highway Trust Fund and the lack of trust in finding a long-term solution for that, Rep. Tim Rice (R-SC) has introduced a bill that would hike federal motor-fuel taxes by 10.1 cents per gallon and index the new rate to inflation.

Tags: Fuel Tax, U.S. House of Representatives, Highway Trust Fund

July 6, 2015 - Industry News

Average Diesel Prices Down For 6th Week

Source: EIA

The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel fuel was down slightly, continuing a six-week streak of decreases, according to the latest numbers from the U.S. Energy Department.

Tags: Oil Prices, EIA, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices

July 3, 2015 - Industry News

Ore. Begins Per-Mile Road Use Charge Program

Photo via Flickr/Oregon DOT

The State of Oregon on July 1 kicked off a new pay-by-the-mile road usage charge program. This program charges volunteer users 1.5 cents per mile while driving in Oregon and allows them to receive credit on their bill for state gas tax paid at the pump.

Tags: Fuel Tax, Azuga, Verizon, Oregon

June 30, 2015 - Industry News

Allison Transmission Teams with EPA and NHTSA on GHG Standards

Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. recently announced that it has been working with the EPA and NHTSA as they consider revisions to the 'Phase I' Model Year 2014-2018 rule regarding GHG standards for medium and heavy-duty vehicles.

Tags: Emissions, EPA, Allison Transmission, NHTSA

June 29, 2015 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Drop Again as the Streak Continues

Source: Energy Information Administration

The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel fuel was down for the fifth week in a row according to the latest numbers from the U.S. Energy Department.

Tags: Fuel Prices, EIA, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices

June 22, 2015 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Down for Fourth Week in a Row

The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel fuel dropped for the fourth straight week according to the weekly numbers from the U.S. Energy Department.

Tags: Oil Prices, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices

June 17, 2015 - Industry News

8 of 10 Drivers Exceed Window-Sticker MPG

Photo via Wikipedia.

Eight out of 10 drivers attained better fuel economy than the posted U.S. Environmental Protection Agency rating, according to a new AAA study of data collected from FuelEconomy.gov.

Tags: Driver Behavior, AAA, EPA, Fuel Economy

June 16, 2015 - Industry News

Price of Diesel Dips to $2.87 Per Gallon

The average cost of a gallon of on-highway diesel fuel was down again for the third straight week, according to the U.S. Energy Department.

Tags: Oil Prices, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices, Fuel

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