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Transliquid Technologies opens production plant in Houston to manufacture NoxGuard

Christopher Goodfellow - 16 August 2012

Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) distributor Transliquid Technologies has opened a DEF production plant in Houston, TX, to manufacture its newly launched NoxGuard brand. Andy Cuadra, President and CMO at Transliquid, said:  "Plans are under way for a second strategic blending site, boasting more capabilities and flexibility, such as...

Irving Oil opens Canada’s seventh DEF pump

Lucy Terry - 16 August 2012

Irving Oil announced this week that its travel plaza in St. Liboire, Quebec, is now equipped to dispense DEF at the fuel island. Irving Oil has become one of just two retailers supplying DEF at the fuel island in Canada. Previously, the only company to provide this was major truck stop chain Pilot Flying J, which operates six stores...

DEF Tracker: Fleets benefit from lowest DEF pump pricing on record

Christopher Goodfellow - 1 August 2012

Fleets benefitted from falling Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) prices in July, with the national U.S. pump price dropping to the lowest on record, according to DEF Tracker. The average U.S. DEF pump price fell by $0.28 to $2.70 per gallon between June and July 2012, after four straight months of rising prices. This is the lowest average price...

Program for Diesel Emissions Conference & DEF Forum USA 2012 now available

Christopher Goodfellow - 6 July 2012

The conference program for Integer Research's fifth Diesel Emissions Conference & Diesel Exhaust Fluid Forum USA 2012 is available for download now. The conference and forum, taking place on 30th October - 1st November at the Westin, Cincinnati, are firmly established as the country's leading independent platform for analysis and...

Navistar confirms use of Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR)

Christopher Goodfellow - 6 July 2012

Navistar said it will use a Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) aftertreatment technology along with engine optimization to meet EPA 2010 requirements and position the company to meet 2014 and 2017 greenhouse gas (GHG) rules in advance of requirements. The technology package, which Navistar is calling In-Cylinder Technology Plus (ICT+),...

Navistar considers change of emissions strategy in wake of certification problems

Christopher Goodfellow - 4 July 2012

Navistar is expected to announce that it is backing away from its Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) only EPA 2010 strategy, according to the Wall Street Journal. The implementation of Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology may increase the per-unit cost of its vehicles and take some time to implement. Its current EPA 2010 technology...