The U.S. average retail price of diesel fuel fell 2.8 cents to $3.216 a gallon, the fourth week in a row of declines, according to the weekly report from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration.

Diesel remains more expensive than a year ago, up 75.1 cents per gallon compared with the same period in 2017.

One way fleets could reduce their diesel fuel costs would be to replace their older sleeper models with 2019 Class 8 trucks, according to Fleet Advantage’s 2018 Truck Lifecycle Data Index.

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