Archive news for 2009

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Ford to use SCR on Super Duty trucks

Tim Cheyne - 30 September 2009

Following the acrimonious end to its relationship with Navistar, Ford has launched its new 6.7-litre Power Stroke V-8 turbocharged diesel engine. Previously, Navistar manufactured the diesel engines for Ford's F-Series Super Duty trucks, however, these engines will now be manufactured in-house and Ford will adopt SCR technology and DEF...

US Suppliers prepare for EPA standards

Clem Aardweg - 29 December 2009

As the US Environment Protection Agency's 2010 emissions standards draw nearer, diesel exhaust fluid suppliers are making last-minute efforts to prepare the diesel truck market. Yara North America Inc. has signed leading urea-based SCR reagents distributor, Colonial Chemical Company, to be agent for its Air1-branded diesel exhaust fluid. Along with...

Navistar invests in "clean tech" firm Amminex

Laura Cross - 21 December 2009

As part of its ongoing efforts to find a practical alternative to liquid urea based SCR, Navistar has entered a long term agreement with Danish technology firm, Amminex. By acquiring a stake in the firm, Navistar hopes to employ a system that fits the company's favoured advanced EGR platform. Amminex has developed an ammonia storage and...

Terra announces DEF supply agreement with Ford Motor Company

Clem Aardweg - 15 December 2009

Terra Environmental Technologies Inc. (TET), a Terra Industries subsidiary, will supply diesel exhaust fluid to truck manufacturer Ford in a partnership announced ahead of the impending Federal EPA 2010 emissions standards in the US. The supply agreements come at a crucial time for not only Ford, whose new 2011 model F-Series super-duty...

Yara to invest in DEF dispensing equipment

Clem Aardweg - 9 November 2009

Yara North America has placed an initial order for 100 DEF mini-bulk storage and dispensing systems with Blue1 USA. The move represents the growing momentum in the US DEF market as DEF suppliers ready themselves for the 1 January introduction of the EPAs 2010 legislation. Moreover, this investment signals Yara's intention to be at the...

Research funding for off-road SCR technology

Clem Aardweg - 29 October 2009

Donaldson Company, Inc., a leading global provider of filtration systems, has been awarded a US$750,000 grant to research retrofit SCR (selective catalytic reduction) systems for off-highway applications. Funded by the Houston Advanced Research Centre (HARC), the project aims to develop DEF injection control systems to deliver performance...