Archive news for May 2012

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EPA: Navistar might have been “forced out of market” without fines

Christopher Goodfellow - 19 May 2012

Navistar might have been forced out of the Class 8 truck market had the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) not permitted the manufacturer continue producing non EPA 2010-compliant engines based on Nonconformance Penalties (NCP). In a briefing on the decision to let Navistar pay fines, the EPA said it was permitted to enforce...

Caterpillar discusses Tier 4 Final off-road solution

Christopher Goodfellow - 16 May 2012

In an exclusive interview Doug Mihelick (DM), Commercial Manager of off-road vehicle manufacturer Caterpillar's Mossville Engine Center, discusses Tier 4 Final emission regulation (DD). DD: What effect have the new off-road emissions standards had on fuel consumption? DM: For products utilizing Selective...

Integer Research launches Canadian Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) locator

Christopher Goodfellow - 16 May 2012

Integer Research has launched a Canadian Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) locator to help truck fleets and owner-operators to locate the nearest DEF supply. The company operates provides information on DEF retail and truck stop locations, including a route planner, information on DEF handling procedures, Canadian...

Love’s and Pilot increase DEF pump price by $0.10 per gallon

Christopher Goodfellow - 11 May 2012

Love's Travel Stops and Pilot Flying J truck stop chains have implemented a US $0.10 per gallon increase in the price of Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) at the pump. Between them the two chains account for 82% of the total bulk DEF pump network in North America. Love's increased the price of DEF at the pump by $0.10 per gallon, effective...