Diesel price drop continues

May 6, 2003
The average price at the pump for a gallon of diesel fuel dropped 2.4 cents this week to its lowest price since January 20, according to the U.S. Dept. of Energy. The department's Energy Information Administration said the average price fell to $1.484, which is 28.7 cents less that it was when it reached an all-time high eight weeks ago. At $1.635, New England has the highest price at the pump, and
The average price at the pump for a gallon of diesel fuel dropped 2.4 cents this week to its lowest price since January 20, according to the U.S. Dept. of Energy.

The department's Energy Information Administration said the average price fell to $1.484, which is 28.7 cents less that it was when it reached an all-time high eight weeks ago.

At $1.635, New England has the highest price at the pump, and is the only region above the $1.60 mark.

The Gulf Coast average dropped to $1.39, and the region is the only one below $1.40.

About the Author

Tim Parry

Voice your opinion!

To join the conversation, and become an exclusive member of FleetOwner, create an account today!

Sponsored Recommendations

Leveraging telematics to get the most from insurance

Fleet owners are quickly adopting telematics as part of their risk mitigation strategy. Here’s why.

Reliable EV Charging Solution for Last-Mile Delivery Fleets

Selecting the right EV charging infrastructure and the right partner to best solve your needs are critical. Learn which solution PepsiCo is choosing to power their fleet and help...

Overcoming Common Roadblocks Associated with Fleet Electrification at Scale

Fleets in the United States, are increasingly transitioning from internal combustion engine vehicles to electric vehicles. While this shift presents challenges, there are strategies...

Report: The 2024 State of Heavy-Duty Repair

From capitalizing on the latest revenue trends to implementing strategic financial planning—this report serves as a roadmap for navigating the challenges and opportunities of ...