Archive news for June 2011

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EPA publishes an updated draft of its SCR guidance document

Christopher Goodfellow - 9 June 2011

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released an updated draft of its on-highway Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) certification guidance. The document describes and seeks public comment on complying with adjustable parameter regulations which apply to the certification of on-high heavy-duty diesel engines. It says: "This...

Wholesale Fuels partners with Airgas to distribute DEF in southern California

Christopher Goodfellow - 5 June 2011

Petroleum supplier Wholesales fuels has entered into a partnership with Airgas to distribute its AiRx-branded Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) in the San Joaquin Valley in southern California. Petroleum supplier Wholesales fuels has entered into a partnership with Airgas to distribute its AiRx-branded Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) in the San...

TET recognizes Containment Solutions as bulk DEF storage tank supplier

Christopher Goodfellow - 5 June 2011

TerraCair Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) distributor Terra Environmental Technologies (TET) has recognized Containment Solutions (CSI) as an approved bulk storage tank provider. David Heiman, Director of Marketing at CSI, said that the approval was granted because of recent equipment testing: "CSI contracted with an internationally...

Navistar loses Class 8 market share

Christopher Goodfellow - 5 June 2011

Navistar has lost US Class 8 market share since the introduction of its 2010 models in August last year. Between August 2010, when the manufacturer had worked through its 2009 model overhang, and April 2011 Navistar's Class 8 market share fell by 6.1%, from 26.5% to 20.4%, compared to the same period in the previous year, according to...

EXCLUSIVE: Flash Foods opens first bulk DEF pump at Waycross, GA

Laura Cross - 28 June 2011

Fuel card operator and convenience store chain, Flash Foods, has installed a bulk Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) pump at its travel center in Waycross, Southern Georgia. The DEF pump has been installed as a standalone dispenser in one of the truck stop's filling lanes. Its DEF, supplied by Old World Industries, was retailing at $2.69 per...

EXCLUSIVE: VicNRG begins DEF production for Valvoline

Christopher Goodfellow - 27 June 2011

Victory Blue Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) manufacturer VicNRG has began DEF production for automotive products distributor Valvoline. Shipments of drums and totes from VicNRG's Fort Worth, TX, facility started in early May, immediately following the finalization of the agreement between the two companies. Jason Lower, Executive...