Archive news for October 2011

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DEC2011: PepsiCo and FedEx clarify DEF requirements

Laura Cross - 25 October 2011

Fuel management specialists from both PepsiCo and FedEx told delegates at Integer's DEF Forum in Atlanta, GA, what they require from their Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) suppliers. James Thomas, Fluid Operation Manager at PepsiCo, said that the most important factors are that a supplier is well established, has a strong relationship with...

Yara launches Diesel Exhaust Fluid app

Laura Cross - 25 October 2011

Air1 Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) manufacturer and distributor Yara has released an app for Android Smart Phones, which allows users to locate the closest outlet stocking Air1. A spokesperson for the company said: "Following the recent success of the Air1 DEF Mobile Locator app for the iPhone, Yara's Air1 app for Android will use GPS...

DEC2011: API plans to test 50 Diesel Exhaust Fluid samples in 2011

Laura Cross - 25 October 2011

The American Petroleum Institute (API) , which runs the Diesel Exhaust Fluid Certification Program, plans to test more than 50 DEF samples this year. Jeffrey Harmening, Program Associate Global Industry Services at the API, told delegates at Integer's DEF Forum in Atlanta, GA: "In 2011, we hope to take 50 samples from the market place. We...

Penske Truck Leasing facilities to stock bulk DEF at 370 locations by 2012

Lucy Terry - 25 October 2011

Penske Truck Leasing announced on October 24 that 370 of its fuelling locations will supply DEF at the pump by early 2012. The company has already equipped over 100 locations in North America, but plans to increase this in response to the high number of Penske trucks using Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology. Vice President...

EXCLUSIVE: VicNRG begins DEF production in Tennessee

Christopher Goodfellow - 14 October 2011

Victory Blue Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) manufacturer and distributor VicNRG has opened a blending plant to manufacture DEF in Millington, TN. Jason Lower, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of VicNRG, told discoverDEF.com: "Our team has done an excellent job meeting our internal goals, as well as the expectations of our...

discoverDEF.com works with DOE to verify thousands of Diesel Exhaust Fluid locations

Laura Cross - 11 October 2011

discoverDEF.com is pleased to announce the migration of the Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (AFDC) Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) locator to discoverDEF.com, following the successful completion of a joint project with the Department of Energy (DOE). discoverDEF.com obtained data from the AFDC for 4,763 reported DEF...