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August 2017 Issue

Business Management

Will Electric Charging Stations Overtake Gas Stations in the U.K. by 2020?

A new analysis by Nissan Motor Ltd. predicts that public electric charging stations will number more than fueling stations in the United Kingdom by August 2020. “We believe the tipping point for mass electric vehicle (EV) uptake is upon us,” said Edward Jones, EV Manager for Nissan Motor.   By the end of 2015, just ...

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Gas Stations Stock Up Ahead of Solar Eclipse

August 18, 2017 • App Homepage, Business Management, Retail OperationsComments Off on Gas Stations Stock Up Ahead of Solar Eclipse

Gasoline stations in Central Oregon are already experiencing heavy volume as eclipse watchers descend on the area prior to Monday’s solar event, The Oregonian/OregonLive reports. A five-day music festival also contributed to the traffic snarls and increase...

Ontario Convenience Store Coalition Kicks Off “Save Our Stores” Campaign

August 11, 2017 • App Homepage, Business Management, Retail OperationsComments Off on Ontario Convenience Store Coalition Kicks Off “Save Our Stores” Campaign

Ontario’s independent convenience store owners are banding together to protest provincial government policies they say are driving them out of business. The protest, named SOS for “Save our Stores,” kicked off this week at Brothers Convenience Store...

Ryder to Provide Fuel Management Solutions for Hydrotex’s New Clean Diesel Program

August 4, 2017 • App Homepage, Business Management, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on Ryder to Provide Fuel Management Solutions for Hydrotex’s New Clean Diesel Program

Ryder System, Inc., a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation and supply chain solutions, announced that Ryder, through its Ryder Fuel Services division, has been selected as a preferred fuel services partner for Hydrotex, a...

NACS: Representative Mike Bost Spends Time at MotoMart

August 4, 2017 • App Homepage, Business Management, Retail OperationsComments Off on NACS: Representative Mike Bost Spends Time at MotoMart

Representative Mike Bost (R-Illinois) visited a MotoMart in Cahokia, Illinois, to hear from constituents and store employees, the Belleview News-Democrat reports. The visit was part of the NACS In Store program that helps members of Congress hear industry...

Divine’s Proceeds with Gilbarco EMV Conversion

August 1, 2017 • App Homepage, Business Management, Retail OperationsComments Off on Divine’s Proceeds with Gilbarco EMV Conversion

Divine’s, a Spokane-based provider of fuel and automotive services, has standardized its c-store and forecourt infrastructure with Gilbarco Veeder-Root’s Passport® point of sale (POS) for indoor EuroPay MasterCard Visa (EMV) transactions and the...

BIO Applauds U.S. Court of Appeals Decision on the Renewable Fuel Standard

July 31, 2017 • App Homepage, Business Management, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on BIO Applauds U.S. Court of Appeals Decision on the Renewable Fuel Standard

The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) welcomed the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit opinion and order upholding Americans for Clean Energy’s challenge to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final rule setting...

API: Court Decision on EPA RFS Waiver Underscores Need for Legislative RFS Reform

July 31, 2017 • App Homepage, Business Management, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on API: Court Decision on EPA RFS Waiver Underscores Need for Legislative RFS Reform

The American Petroleum Institute (API) was disappointed with the U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit’s decision not to uphold the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) authority to exercise its waiver to lower the Renewable Fuel Standard...

API Applauds Joint House, Senate and Administration Call for Pro-Growth Tax Reform

July 31, 2017 • App Homepage, Business ManagementComments Off on API Applauds Joint House, Senate and Administration Call for Pro-Growth Tax Reform

American Petroleum Institute (API) President and CEO Jack Gerard issued the following statement in response to Congressional leaders in the House and Senate and administration officials expressing their support for pro-growth tax reform last week. ...

NRF Welcomes Removal of Border Tax from Tax Reform Plan

July 31, 2017 • App Homepage, Business Management, Retail OperationsComments Off on NRF Welcomes Removal of Border Tax from Tax Reform Plan

The National Retail Federation (NRF) welcomed the announcement by congressional and administration leaders that they are committed to passing comprehensive tax reform that lowers rates without creating a new border tax that would shift the burden to...