June 4, 2013 - Industry News
AAA’s latest Fuel Gauge Report shows little movement since last week in the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline, nearly unchanged at $3.62 on June 3. This price is still 10 cents more than it was a month ago, and three cents higher than it was on June 3 last year.
Tags: Oil Prices, AAA, gas prices
May 31, 2013 - Industry News
According to a recent survey, the biggest concern for fleet managers is ensuring the safety of their drivers.
Tags: Telematics, Safety, GE Capital Fleet Services, Alternative Fuels, total cost of ownership
May 28, 2013 - Industry News
General Motors has updated its 2.5L Ecotec four-cylinder engine for its new 2014 Chevrolet Impala to improve fuel economy and reduce engine noise. The automaker said it is using Intake Valve Lift Control technology to boost mpg.
Tags: Chevrolet Impala, four-cylinder, fuel economy, General Motors Corp., 2014-MY
May 9, 2013 - Industry News
WEX stated the national retail price for a gallon of gasoline started the month at $3.55 per gallon, which is down close to 10 cents per gallon from where the price started in April.
Tags: gas prices, Fuel Prices, Diesel Prices, WEX Index, WEX Inc.
May 2, 2013 - Industry News
In AAA’s latest Monthly Gas Price Report, the outlook for prices is good for businesses that own a vehicle fleet, with the company predicting that gas prices will fall somewhere between $3.20 and $3.40 for the average summer price.
Tags: AAA, gas prices
April 24, 2013 - Industry News
A new study from the American Clean Skies Foundation (ACSF) finds that a transition to natural gas-fueled heavy- and light-duty vehicles over the next decade will have a minimal impact on natural gas prices.
Tags: Natural Gas, Fuel Prices, Clean Skies Foundation
April 17, 2013 - Industry News
PEX Card has launched a mobile application for Android and iOS smartphones designed to give small and medium businesses access to manage cash and expense controls for the PEX Visa Prepaid Card.
Tags: fuel cards, PEX Card
April 4, 2013 - Industry News
Both retail and wholesale gasoline prices are dropping, according the monthly WEX Index. Diesel is also expected to decline due to weakening demand and the spring thaw.
March 19, 2013 - Industry News
Nissan plans to use more Advanced High Tensile Strength Steel (AHSS) in its vehicles, up to 25% of vehicle parts (by weight) in its new models, starting in 2017, as part of its efforts to reduce vehicle weight.
Tags: Nissan, lightweight materials, AHSS
March 5, 2013 - Industry News
A new report from WEX says fears about summer gasoline supply caused the recent price increases and that gas prices should slowly fall throughout March. WEX also expects a drop in diesel prices, but not as much as for gasoline.
Tags: gas prices, Diesel Prices, WEX Index, WEX Inc.
March 1, 2013 - Industry News
Effective July 1, 2013, the excise tax on gasoline in California will increase 3.5 cents per gallon following a vote Feb. 28, 2013 by the California State Board of Equalization (BOE).
Tags: gas prices, Fuel Prices, California, excise taxes, fleet taxes
February 28, 2013 - Industry News
Salem, Ore.-based medical transit service Willamette Valley Transport expects to save around $18,000 annually on fuel costs and significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions with five new propane autogas vans.
Tags: Alliance AutoGas, propane autogas, Blue Star Gas
February 13, 2013 - Industry News
3M announced it has successfully completed the NGV2-2007 certification process for its first compressed natural gas tank. The 21.5-inch by 60-inch inch tank is designed for light- and medium-duty pick-up trucks and corporate fleet vehicles.
Tags: CNG, 3M, Chesapeake Energy
February 7, 2013 - Industry News
According to the monthly WEX fuel report, retail gasoline prices have hit their highest levels since October and have begun an early surge compared to previous years.
Tags: gas prices, Fuel Prices, WEX Index, WEX Inc.
February 5, 2013 - Industry News
The National Biodiesel Board announced a new goal Tuesday during the Biodiesel Conference & Expo in Las Vegas: 10% of the on-road diesel market by 2022. The Diesel Technology Forum has signed on to help the industry get there while making sure engines are protected.
Tags: Biodiesel, Alternative Fuels, diesel, biodiesel emissions, National Biodiesel Board
January 24, 2013 - Industry News
Security controls are programmed into the Flyers Fleet Card and include parameters like time and day restrictions, fuel gallon limits and e-receipts.
Tags: fuel cards, Flyers Energy, Flyers Fleet Card
January 4, 2013 - Industry News
According to WEX Inc., while gas hit its lowest price per gallon for 2012 on Dec. 20, a slight jump closed the year at the highest national average ever.
December 21, 2012 - Industry News
Fleet 10's new features include Telogis’ Driver Scorecard, designed to improve driver safety; the Telogis Supervisor app for smartphones and tablets; and fuel card monitoring technology.
Tags: fuel cards, Driver safety, driver behavior, Telogis, incentives, Telogis Fleet
December 18, 2012 - Industry News
Respondents in the GreenRoad's survey represent a range of fleet sizes — from 25 vehicles to more than 1,000 — in utility, construction, private delivery, business services, white collar businesses, government and transit.
Tags: GreenRoad, Fuel Prices, fuel expense, survey
The new rates go into effect Jan. 1, 2013.
Tags: reimbursement, IRS, mileage reimbursement rates
December 12, 2012 - Industry News
According to the agencies, new in the 2013 guide is a second top 10 list of the most efficient vehicles, separating conventional gasoline and diesel powertrain models from alternative-fuel, plug-in hybrid and all-electric powertrains.
Tags: Department of Energy, EPA, fuel economy
December 6, 2012 - Industry News
While gasoline prices continued to drop in the month of November, diesel prices have stagnated. WEX said diesel prices will likely trickle down just slightly over the next few weeks.
November 13, 2012 - Industry News
Despite fuel issues in the Northeast states, U.S. retail gasoline prices in October hit their lowest levels since July.
November 8, 2012 - Industry News
These waivers are applicable if ultra low-sulfur diesel fuel is not available and will not apply to a subset of newer products that could be damaged by the high sulfur fuel.
Tags: clean diesel, EPA, Hurricane Sandy
November 6, 2012 - Industry News
The Department of Energy stated that Phillips 66 is estimating it could take two to three weeks before its refinery in Linden, N.J. can resume operations. As well, to help clean up and repair infrastructure in the Northeast, the Department of Transportation has released funding to several states.
Tags: AAA, Department of Energy, Fuel Prices, Department of Transportation, WEX Inc., Hurricane Sandy
Save time and money. Search for fleet jobs. Advance your career. Access our career coaching services
Sign up for the trusted authority in the automotive industry
All Rights Reserved.