Archive news for June 2010

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Western Express orders 900 EPA2010 Freightliner Cascadias

Christopher Goodfellow - 9 June 2010

Freight transportation company Western Express delayed its purchase of 900 new tractors until the release of EPA2010 models to take advantage of the fuel efficiencies and environmental benefits they offered. Wayne Wise, chief executive officer and president of Western Express, said: "This continues our commitment to going green, reducing...

KleerBlue to develop 1000 gallon Diesel Exhaust Fluid tank

Christopher Goodfellow - 9 June 2010

Separation By Design is developing a 1000 gallon minibulk storage tank which has a "fuel island friendly" width of 44" as part of its KleerBlue range of Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) storage products. Stephen Cox, national sales manager at Separation By Design, told DiscoverDEF: "We made the decision a couple of weeks ago to develop a 1000...

Peterbilt delivers first EPA 2010 PACCAR MX engine

Christopher Goodfellow - 25 June 2010

Peterbilt Motors delivered a Model 386 truck to McClymonds Supply & Transit, Denton, TX, marking the first delivery of its new PACCAR MX engine which was certified EPA 2010 compliant in May. The PACCAR MX (PDF) is available in Peterbilt Models 587, 388, 386, 384, 367 and 365, and has a horsepower range of 380-485 and torque outputs up...

Yocum Oil and Diamond Oil to supply Air1 Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF)

Christopher Goodfellow - 11 June 2010

Lubricant and fuel distributors Yocum Oil and Diamond Oil have joined Mansfield Oil's DeliveryONE network to supply Air1 Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) in Minnesota, Nebraska and Iowa. Tony Yocum, Chief Strategic Officer at Yocum Oil, said: "We are impressed with the excellence of the Mansfield-Yara relationship, and have already...

Only 2200 SCR-equipped trucks delivered in Q1

Christopher Goodfellow - 1 June 2010

While OEMs have reported that orders for trucks equipped with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) were healthy in the first quarter of 2010, only around 2200 SCR trucks were actually delivered to customer. The data is part of recent research conducted by industry analysts at Integer Research, who estimate that these trucks would have...