Archive news for June 2011

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EXCLUSIVE: Love's to double the number of truck stops offering bulk DEF

Christopher Goodfellow - 23 June 2011

Love's Travel Stops plans to almost double the number of its truck stops which offer bulk Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) at the pump by the end of 2011. Jenny Love Meyer, Director of Communications at Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores, told "As more and more 2010 engines have come into the market the demand is starting...

UPDATE: EPA document highlights importance of low DEF warning systems

Laura Cross - 23 June 2011

The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) draft on-highway Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) certification guidance has made recommendations to manufacturers of SCR systems to include on board diagnostics-based, Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) warning systems. The report, published on June 7, 2011, places emphasis on the importance of...

New 1+1 pumping systems installed at two TravelCenters of America stores

Laura Cross - 23 June 2011

TravelCenters of America has invested in combined diesel and Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) pump dispensers at the forecourt. Demand for new bulk DEF installations and the strategic location of outlets led to the decision to install the new 1+1 pumping systems at Amarillo, TX and Hammond, LA, according to a company spokesperson. The pumping...

US DEF pump network reaches 150 locations mark

Laura Cross - 22 June 2011

There are now 156 truck stops across North America which have Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) pumps. Of these locations Texas has the most developed network with 21 pumps, in addition, Indiana, Illinois, Tennessee, Georgia, Virginia, Ohio, and Missouri all have more than 5 pumps. The leading branded travel center for locations equipped...

EXCLUSIVE: Kost USA increases DEF price by 10 cent per gallon

Christopher Goodfellow - 2 June 2011

Kost USA has released a notification to its end-use customers and distributors that the price of its DEFendal Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) product will increase by $0.10 per gallon for shipments made on or after 15 June 2011. This price increase is effective on all packaging sizes including rail, bulk truckloads, 330 gallon totes, 55 gallon...