Archive news for February 2011

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Cummins sells exhaust business

Christopher Goodfellow - 4 February 2011

Cummins has agreed to sell its exhaust business to Global Tube, a subsidiary of Wind Point Partners, for an undisclosed sum. The sale will allow Cummins Emission Solutions (CES) to place greater emphasis and resources on developing and manufacturing aftertreatment technology, a critical part of Cummins' growth strategy, according to a...

Terra increases Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) production capacity

Christopher Goodfellow - 28 February 2011

Terra Environmental Technologies (TET) has increased the capacity of its TerraCair DEF production plant at Woodward, OK. When running at full rate the complex will now be capable of producing 30 million gallons of DEF per year. In addition to the facility in Oklahoma, TerraCair is produced at CF Industries'nitrogen plants in Ontario and...

US Diesel Exhaust Fluid consumption reaches 2.3m gallons a month

Christopher Goodfellow - 28 February 2011

US Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) consumption by Class 4 to 8 vehicles reached 2.3 million gallons per month in December 2010, according to market analyst Integer Research's consumption model. August and September recorded the strongest growth in 2010, as manufacturers worked through 2009-model engine overhangs. In August, DEF consumption...

EXCLUSIVE: EZ GO implements introductory at-the-pump DEF price of $2.699 per gallon

Christopher Goodfellow - 22 February 2011

EZ GO has installed Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) dispensers on the fuel islands of two of its locations in Oklahoma, with an introductory price of $2.699 per gallon. Carey Johnson Jr., President of EZ GO, told discoverDEF.com: "At our turnpike travel centers, we specialize in meeting travelers' needs.  It's far more convenient to get...

Gilbarco unveils new DEF dispenser

Christopher Goodfellow - 21 February 2011

Petroleum equipment supplier Gilbarco plans to debut its new Encore S Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) dispenser at the NATSO Show, 17-21 February, Lake Buena Vista, FL. The new dispenser features a stainless steel mass flow meter to measure DEF. It is Weights & Measures approved and designed specifically to prevent DEF freezing and...

More than 100 truck stops now offer DEF at the pump

Christopher Goodfellow - 21 February 2011

discoverDEF.com now lists 105 locations which sell Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) at the pump across Canada and America, allowing drivers to fill DEF tanks at the same time as their normal diesel refill. Texas has the most developed DEF pump network, with 11 locations, followed by Virginia with seven. Pilot Travel Centers has led...