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    GM marketing boss Mark LaNeve apparently unaware that diesel is now cheaper than gas

    Over the last several years, we've heard a lot of excuses from many auto executives as to why their companies aren't offering diesel engines in their American market cars. Yesterday, General Motors' Mark LaNeve, the company's vice president of sales and marketing, made an appearance on C-SPAN's ...

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    PSA: Diesel fuel now cheaper than regular-grade gasoline

    As of Monday, May 11th, the average price for a gallon of diesel fuel in the U.S. was $2.216, while the average price for a gallon of regular-grade gasoline was $2.240. That's a big deal, as diesel fuel has historically cost a least a bit more than premium gasoline here in the United States. ...

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    Average diesel fuel price back below mid-grade gasoline nationwide

    Since the second half of 2007, the price of diesel in the U.S. has climbed from its historic level of selling at or below the price of regular gas to a point 15-to-20 percent higher than premium for much of 2008. For automakers who have been planning on introducing new 50-state legal diesel ...

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    Average price of diesel drops below premium gas

    The diesel engine has never really gotten a fair shake here in the United States, for a variety of reasons. Beyond the biggest of consumer-grade pickup trucks, the majority of diesel engines offered here in the U.S. have been below par, souring many drivers on the notion that an oil-burner can work ...

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    Interactive map reveals our global oil useage by barrel, money

    The Rocky Mountain Institute has created a nifty interactive map that shows you where the U.S. gets its oil from, along with how much - and who - the U.S. pays for its oil. Based on the thickness of the lines, you can see just how much black stuff is coming from where. The map goes as far back as ...

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    Are fuel prices hurting acceptance of modern diesels?

    click above for high-res gallery of the 2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI
    Diesel fuel prices are hovering about 20 above gasoline on average. It seems that automakers are a bit worried this disparity could have a negative impact on their upcoming diesel-powered cars and trucks. While it's true that ...

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    Trucker's Association wants a 65-mph national speed limit... for everyone?

    The trucking industry spend $113 billion on diesel fuel last year, and the way prices are going up, the industry will shell out $135 billion this year. To help restrain that kind of runaway profit-loss, the American Trucking Associations has released a list of ideas on how the federal government ...


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