Diesel Nudges Up 0.4¢ to $2.39 a Gallon for First Rise This Year

The nationwide average price of diesel fuel increased by about half a penny, the U.S. Energy Information Administration reported May 26, ending a string of 19 consecutive weekly price decreases in 2020.

The price of diesel rose 0.4 cent to $2.390 a gallon from $ 2.386 the previous week. Trucking’s main fuel costs 76.1 cents a gallon less than it did a year ago.

Diesel began the year at $3.079 and had dropped each successive week until now.

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