An analyst said gasoline prices in Indiana and neighboring states served by the refinery could fall 20 cents to 50 cents a gallon over the next two weeks.
Mayor Greg Ballard announced Tuesday morning a plan to replace gas-powered cars in the city’s fleet with 425 all-electric and hybrid vehicles by 2016. Indianapolis is the vendor’s first customer.
Indianapolis-based Delco Foods plans to break ground Wednesday on a new compressed natural gas fueling station at 8775 Zionsville Road to serve its own delivery fleet as well as the public.
The relentless snow and ice storms this winter have led to the highest number of flight cancellations in more than 25 years, according to an analysis by The Associated Press.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence outlined steps that have been taken in an effort to help Hoosiers during the state’s propane shortage.
Central Indiana propane dealers are rationing their inventories to help supplies last and transporting propane here from as far away as Mississippi, Kansas and South Carolina. An estimated 500,000 Hoosiers rely on propane to heat their homes.
The consequences from the ethanol era are so severe that environmentalists and many scientists have now rejected corn-based ethanol as bad environmental policy. But the Obama administration stands by it, highlighting its economic benefits to the farming industry.
The Indianapolis Department of Public Safety could save $8.6 million over the next five years by replacing 1,035 non-patrol vehicles with plug-in electric hybrids, according to an internal review released Tuesday.
Indiana began exempting aviation fuel and maintenance and service work on planes from its 7-percent state sales tax effective Monday. It has substituted a flat 10 cents-per-gallon excise tax for fuel purchases.
The oil giant has agreed to a $7 million settlement related to a recall of about 4.7 million gallons of tainted gasoline in four Midwestern states, including Indiana.
The website Gasbuddy.com said Indiana's average price of a gallon of unleaded regular gas was nearly $4.16 Wednesday afternoon, compared with the national average of nearly $3.64 a gallon.
Production of propulsion system for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles will begin later this year.
Government officials alleged Indianapolis-based CountryMark violated the law when the oil refiner expanded operations without obtaining proper permits and installing necessary pollution controls.