Archive news for March 2012

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Penske to install Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) dispensers at 200 locations

Christopher Goodfellow - 7 March 2012

Penske Truck Leasing has awarded Gilbarco a contract to install Gasboy Atlas Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) dispensers at more than 200 sites across the country. Chris Kastner, VP Commercial at Gilbarco Veeder-Root, said: "Our DEF solution takes the jugs and totes out of the equation and turns the island into a one stop shop for the fueling...

DEF Tracker: Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) prices increase for bulk deliveries to end users

Christopher Goodfellow - 6 March 2012

Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) prices for tote refills and other bulk deliveries increased between January and February 2011, as suppliers reacted to increasing raw material costs, according to DEF Tracker. The U.S. DEF pump price was maintained at $2.75 per gallon between January and February, after falling by one cent in the previous...

John Deere Tier 4 Final emissions strategy to include Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR)

Christopher Goodfellow - 5 March 2012

John Deere has announced its Final Tier 4 emissions strategy for off-highway diesel engines will utilize Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR), exhaust filters and Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR), which requires Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF), to reduce emissions. A statement said the use of EGR would allow the new engines to utilize...

PEAK Automotive Launches BlueDEF Locator for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad

Christopher Goodfellow - 27 March 2012

PEAK Automotive, which distributes BlueDEF, has launched a locator application for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, to help its customers find Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF). The app shows users retail locations in their vicinity. The user can view more information about specific locations, such as address and phone number, by selecting a...

First DEF pump in Maine installed

Lucy Terry - 22 March 2012

Irving Oil has opened the first bulk DEF pump at a fuel island in the entire state of Maine. The gas station, part of a Circle K convenience store, is located in the town of Kittery. Previously, truck drivers could only obtain DEF in jugs or larger quantities in the state; the nearest pump serving Maine was in Quebec, Canada. Irving Oil,...

OEC Fluid Handling markets DWT Leader Pumps for Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF)

Christopher Goodfellow - 15 March 2012

Oilmen's Equipment Corp Fluid Handling is introducing DWT Leader Pumps for Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) into the North American market. Glen Covington, president of OEC Fluid Handling, said, "We will be using a network of representatives in the USA and Canada to select PEI fuel and lubrication distributors and wholesalers to sell and...