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Mitsubishi Fuso goes with gasoline

March 9, 2018 by John Smith

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– Allowing that diesel still owns something like 60% of the medium-duty market, Mitsubishi Fuso thinks that there’s a sizeable group of users who simply want the simplicity of gas engines. Just ‘turn it on and go’ is what they want, having no wish to fool with DEF tanks and the like.

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Mitsubishi Fuso unveils gas Class 4 and 5

March 8, 2018 by John Smith

Mitsubishi Fuso has unveiled its 2019 gasoline-powered Class 4 and 5 FE Series cabover, adding to diesel and electric offerings. Gasoline engines now account for about 40% of the market, the company notes. And it says it’s the first OEM […]

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One oil for them all

September 22, 2017 by John Smith

Shell is offering a new fuel-efficient oil formula that can be used in gasoline or diesel engines.

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Fuso prepares to launch gasoline powertrain

March 15, 2017 by John Smith

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America has unveiled the prototype of a gasoline powertrain for its FE Series medium-duty cabovers, and a full launch is scheduled early next year.

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Diesel Still Getting Cheaper, Gasoline Higher Than in 2015

January 6, 2016 by sehui

LONDON, ON and WASHINGTON, D.C. – Diesel prices started out the New Year continuing their downward trend in both Canada and the U.S. while gasoline is actually up over the past year here at home.

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2015 Ending with Lowest Diesel Costs in Years

December 30, 2015 by sehui

LONDON, ON and WASHINGTON, D.C. – As 2015 draws to a close average prices for both diesel and gasoline in Canada and the U.S. are at their lowest levels in years.

The Canadian national average price of diesel has fallen for the seventh straight week, down $0.009 from last week, to $0.986 per liter, according to the petroleum information services provider The Kent Group.

Not only is this the lowest price since August 2010 it is $0.194 less than this time last year.

For all of 2015, the fuel averaged $1.092 per liter compared to $1.339 last year.

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Diesel Prices Continue Heading to Lower Levels

December 23, 2015 by sehui

LONDON, ON and WASHINGTON, D.C. – It looks like diesel prices will end the year on a very much lower note in both Canada and the U.S. with continuing declines, making for the least expensive prices in several years.
According to the petroleum information services provider The Kent Group, the national average cost of trucking’s main fuel in Canada is down $0.017 from a week ago to $0.995 per liter. This is the sixth weekly drop and its lowest level since 2010.

Compared to this time last year diesel is $0.199 cheaper.

Prices fell Canada’s four different regions and currently range from a low of $0.97 per liter in the Western Provinces to a high of $1.093 in Quebec.

In the U.S., the story is also a continued drop for six straight weeks, with the average national cost falling US$0.054 from last week to US$2.284 per gallon, according to the U.S. Energy Department’s Energy Information Administration.

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Diesel Prices Continue Falling, Lowest in Many Years

December 15, 2015 by sehui

LONDON, ON and WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the price of oil keeps falling, diesel costs in both Canada and the U.S. moved down for the fifth straight week, hitting their lowest levels in several years.

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Diesel Prices Continue Decline in Canada, U.S. as Oil Sinks

December 9, 2015 by sehui

LONDON, ON and WASHINGTON, D.C. – Average retail prices for diesel in both Canada and the U.S. have moved down for another consecutive week as the price for benchmark crude oil is the lowest in seven years.

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Diesel Prices Decline for Third Straight Week

December 1, 2015 by sehui

LONDON, ON and WASHINGTON, D.C. — Average diesel prices in both Canada and the U.S. have turned lower for the third consecutive week as oil prices could possibly head even lower while one nation’s crude exports have returned to its highest level in decades.

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Canada Diesel Prices Continue Drop, U.S. Lowest Since 2009

November 24, 2015 by sehui

LONDON, ON and WASHINGTON D.C. – The national average cost of diesel in Canada has moved lower for the second straight week while in the U.S. it’s at the lowest level in more than six years.

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Diesel Prices Reverse Course, Down from Last Week

November 17, 2015 by sehui

LONDON, ON and WASHINGTON, D.C. — Diesel prices in both Canada and the U.S. retreated this week after turning higher and hitting some of their highest levels in many weeks.

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Diesel, Gasoline Prices Jump in Canada, U.S.

November 10, 2015 by sehui

LONDON, ON and WASHINGTON, D.C. — Prices for both diesel and gasoline posted gains over the past week in both Canada and the U.S., hitting some of their highest levels in weeks, but many analysts say its doubtful this is part of a new trend.

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Average Diesel Cost Up in Canada, Down in U.S.

November 4, 2015 by sehui

LONDON, ON AND WASHINGTON, D.C. – Prices for diesel and gasoline are heading in opposite directions in Canada and the U.S. this week, but they still remain far below their levels from a year earlier.

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Average Diesel Cost Down Over Past Week, Gasoline Lowest Since February

October 28, 2015 by sehui

LONDON, ON and WASHINGTON, D.C. — The average cost of diesel in both Canada and the U.S. has moved lower over the past week while the Canadian cost of gasoline is the lowest since early this year. In Canada, the national average price of trucking’s main fuel declined $0.016 from last week to $1.039 per liter, according to the petroleum information services provider The Kent Group. This follow no change the week before and is now $0.202 less than this time last year.