Archive news for August 2010

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Penske Truck Leasing holds forums on emissions technology

Christopher Goodfellow - 31 August 2010

Penske Truck Leasing is holding a series of Discovery Forums through August and September to help educate fleet owners and managers about the latest emissions technology, maintenance, finance options and fuel management. The first were held in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia in August and the company will release more dates...

TransLiquid targets bulk DEF market with new container

Christopher Goodfellow - 31 August 2010

Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) and equipment supplier TransLiquid Technologies is developing an overground storage tank which combines a carbon steel tank with an epoxy coating to provide reduced cost above-ground storage. Andy Cuadra, Vice President of Marketing and Sales at TransLiquid, told DiscoverDEF.com: "The tank itself is listed as...

Atlantic Bulk Carriers to distribute BlueSky Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF)

Christopher Goodfellow - 3 August 2010

Lubricant and anti-freeze distributor Atlantic Bulk Carriers is to supply Prime Lube's BlueSky Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) in Delaware, Maryland and Virginia, and to vessels working on the Atlantic coast. Stan Smith, owner of Atlantic Bulk Carriers, said: "BlueSky is API certified according to ISO 22241 to assure us and our customers that...

DiscoverDEF.com updates DEF pump network data

Laura Cross - 27 August 2010

DiscoverDEF.com is pleased to be able to provide an accurate and updated breakdown of retail DEF pump dispensers. All new pump dispensers across the US and Canada will now be independently verified by DiscoverDEF.com before appearing in search results and on our location trackers, ensuring that our users have accurate information on Diesel...

EPA certifies retrofit device

Christopher Goodfellow - 26 August 2010

The Environmental Protection Agency has certified the BlueMAX 100 Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) system from Nett Technologies as compliant with the 2010 emissions regulations. The system, which uses Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF), can be added to existing medium and heavy-duty engines to reduce emissions from pre-2010 model year...

Navistar finalizes end to its legal action

Christopher Goodfellow - 26 August 2010

Navistar has officially dropped its lawsuits against the EPA and CARB several months after reaching a settlement agreement with the two bodies. In May the truck manufacturer released statements saying it would drop the actions on the condition that the two bodies held a public workshop to examine the implementation of the emissions...