Archive news for February 2012

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Trucks and buses record "dramatic" reduction in U.S. nitrous oxide (NOx) emissions

Lucy Terry - 23 February 2012

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) reports that NOx emissions from diesel trucks and buses have reduced by 98% over the past 10 years. Emissions control methods such as Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology, and increasingly efficient engines, have contributed to this "dramatic" achievement, reports Business Week. As well...

Navistar submits new engine type for EPA certification

Lucy Terry - 23 February 2012

Navistar International is continuing to pursue its Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) strategy, following the news that it is running out of emissions credits. Automotive World reports that Navistar has submitted a 12.4 litre MaxxForce 13 engine for Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certification. The engine was built under license from...

Pilot Flying J opens fifth DEF pump in Canada

Lucy Terry - 22 February 2012

Pilot Flying J recently opened a new travel center in Lancaster, ONT, which includes bulk DEF pumps dispensing at the fuel island. This is the country's fifth DEF pump location. All locations are operated by Pilot Flying J. Currently there are four pump locations in Ontario and one in the province of Quebec. All locations are priced at...

Transliquid Technologies launches new hybrid DEF pump

Lucy Terry - 22 February 2012

Transliquid Technologies has launched a new type of DEF pump technology: a transfer pump for IBC totes based on hybrid principles. Use of this technology results in an increased flow rate and removes the need for gaskets and seals through a rotary vane pump. See Transliquid Technologies explaining how it works in...

Blackmer introduces two new Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) pumps

Christopher Goodfellow - 21 February 2012

Pump manufacturer Blackmer has introduced two new Diesel Exhuast Fluid (DEF) pump ranges, the STX1220A-DEF positive displacement and STX3-DEF sliding vane pumps. The STX1220A-DEF range has been designed specifically for use in applications involving DEF transfer from storage tanks into IBC totes, drums and jugs. It is designed to operate...

Brenntag opens Diesel Exhaust Fluid rail terminal in Alberta

Christopher Goodfellow - 17 February 2012

TerraCair distributor Brenntag has opened a bulk Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) rail transfer terminal in Leduc, Alberta, enabling it to ship DEF directly from its plant in Courtright, ONT, to the region by rail. The terminal is the fourth Brenntag has in operation in Canada, according to a statement from the company, which also has...