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National diesel prices up 1.9 cents over week prior

The largest increase — 5.2 cents a gallon to $3.945 — occurred on the West Coast minus California, which itself increased 4.6 cents to $4.102.

The Trucker News Services

4/21/2014

WASHINGTON — After six consecutive weekly declines, the average on-highway price of a gallon of diesel has gone up.

For the week ending April 21, the average price nationwide was $3.971, an increase of 1.9 cents over last week and an 8.4 cent increase over the same week one year ago.

The largest increase — 5.2 cents a gallon to $3.945 — occurred in the West Coast minus California, which itself increased 4.6 cents to $4.102.

Two regions saw a decline.

The New England region dropped eight-tenths of a penny to $4.212 and the Central Atlantic region dropped two-tenths of a penny to $4.191.

For a complete list of prices by region for the past three weeks, click here.

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