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 volumes increased by 43%, compared to the previous month, and a number of suppliers reported sales volumes doubling in September alone, according to the Integer Research report.

Integer Research publishes a quarterly publication called the AdBlue & DEF Monitor which tracks the DEF market in North America and the AdBlue market in Europe and elsewhere, including pricing data, consumption estimates, industry trends and the retail network.

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