Archive news for July 2010

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Air1 wins Knight Transportation Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) contract

Christopher Goodfellow - 3 July 2010

Truckload carrier Knight Transportation has awarded an exclusive contract to supply its fleet with Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) to Yara's Air1. Chad Dombroski, Yara's Director of Air1, said: "Our inside knowledge of how to help fleets starting off with Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) will put them on track.  Knight has been a long...

Charles Culverhouse joins Old World Industries

Christopher Goodfellow - 3 July 2010

Charles Culverhouse has joined Old World Industries as DEF Equipment Business Manager. Charles will be responsible for developing and rolling out tote, drum and bulk dispenser equipment solutions across Old World Industries' Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) business.

KOST USA expects DEF market to reach 16 million gallons in 2010

Christopher Goodfellow - 3 July 2010

KOST USA's forecast for the total Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) market in 2010 is 16 million gallons and the company expects volumes to grow ten-fold over the next two years. Lyle Westerfield, Director of Business Development, told that the company has opened 16 production plants to meet the demand for its DEFendal...

EGR vs. SCR battle heats up

Christopher Goodfellow - 29 July 2010

Navistar, the only truck manufacturer to comply with EPA 2010 emissions regulations without the use of Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR), used a public workshop to attack compliance 'loopholes' in the use of this technology. The manufacturer presented research by environmental consulting firm EnSIGHT's that showed that when Diesel...

Paccar expects sales of 110,000 to 130,000 Class 8 trucks in 2010

Christopher Goodfellow - 29 July 2010

Paccar predicts sales of between 110,000 to 130,000 Class 8 trucks in Canada and the US during 2010, according to its Q2 results. Dan Sobic, PACCAR Executive Vice President, said: "Class 8 industry retail sales in the U.S. and Canada are expected to be in the range of 110,000-130,000 vehicles in 2010, reflecting the uneven economic...

Air1 wins Penske Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) contract

Christopher Goodfellow - 18 July 2010

Penske Corporation has chosen Yara as a primary Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) supplier and Mansfield's DeliveryOne network will deliver the fluid to Penske outlets, across the USA and Canada. Chad Dombroski, Director of Air1 at Yara, said he was "extremely pleased that Penske has chosen the Air1 brand and look forward to our long term...