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Government, Business, Fuel

Editorial: The Cost of Waiting Is Going Up

Traffic congestion is getting worse, and so is the logjam on Capitol Hill as the Trump administration and congressional leaders struggle to come up with a viable program to fund the nation’s infrastructure.

May 22, 2017
Business, Fuel

New DTNA Chief Roger Nielsen Says GHG Rule Will Stick

Nielsen by Jonathan S. Reiskin/Transport Topics

MADRAS, Ore. — Fleet owners should not expect the truck and engine sections of the federal Phase 2 rule on greenhouse gas emissions to change before implementation starts in 2021, said Roger Nielsen, the CEO of Daimler Trucks North America.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
May 19, 2017
Fuel, Business, Safety, Government, Technology, Equipment, Logistics

Sen. James Inhofe: Every Funding Option for an Infrastructure Plan ‘On the Table’

Inhofe via c-span.org

WASHINGTON — A funding proposal for the country’s infrastructure system would likely entail myriad options, such as public-private partnerships and raising taxes on fuel, the former chairman of the Senate transportation committee told reporters May 16.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
May 16, 2017
Government, Business, Safety, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

Uber Ordered to Return Stolen Waymo Files

Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO — Uber Technologies Inc. must promptly return stolen confidential files to Alphabet Inc.'s Waymo self-driving car unit, a federal judge ruled May 15, while stopping short of shutting down the ride-services company's autonomous car program.

Dan Levine and Heather Somerville | Reuters
May 16, 2017
Business, Fuel

Clean Energy Fuels Appoints Frank Meyer President of Compression Unit

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. appointed Frank Meyer president of subsidiary Clean Energy Compression.

Transport Topics
May 16, 2017
Business, Fuel

Diesel Falls 2.1¢ to $2.544 a Gallon

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

The U.S. average retail price of diesel dropped 2.1 cents to $2.544 a gallon, and oil prices regained some ground lost over the past two weeks amid indications OPEC-led production cuts could be extended for six more months.

Transport Topics
May 15, 2017
Business, Fuel

Nikola Updates Customers on Pricing, Chassis Changes

Nikola Motor Co.

Nikola Motor Co. is considering several changes related to its planned hydrogen-electric Class 8 trucks, the com­pany told those who have made reservations and placed refundable deposits. Those changes include chassis design and leasing options.

Roger W. Gilroy | Staff Reporter
May 15, 2017
Business, Fuel, Government

Indiana Approves 10¢ Motor Carrier Surcharge Increase

Holcomb by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

Along with increasing its diesel tax by 10 cents, Indiana recently approved a 10-cent increase to a surcharge tax for trucks.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
May 14, 2017
Business, Safety, Government, Autonomous, Fuel, Logistics, Technology

Uber Adds Trucking Brokerage Firm Amid Longhaul Push

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

SAN FRANCISCO — Uber Technologies Inc. hired the team behind a Chicago transportation brokerage last fall as part of an effort to break into the longhaul trucking industry.

Julia Love and Heather Somerville | Reuters
May 12, 2017
Business, Fuel

Nikola Motor Co. Outlines Progress on Hydrogen-Electric Class 8

Nikola Motor Co.

Nikola Motor Co. is considering several changes related to its planned hydrogen-electric Class 8 trucks, the company told those who have made reservations and placed refundable deposits. Those changes include chassis design and leasing options.

Roger W. Gilroy | Staff Reporter
May 10, 2017

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