Archive news for July 2013

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DEF Tracker: U.S. pump prices for Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) stable

Fabricio Cardoso - 4 July 2013

On June 26, 2013, Integer Research published the June edition of the DEF Tracker, confirming that DEF pump prices have remained stable at US$2.79/G in the U.S. since November 2012 and at CA$0.80/L in Canada since October 2011, when the first bulk facility was installed. In June, 49 new truck stop locations were added to the U.S....

California Air Resources Board (CARB) evaluates feasibility of 90% NOx reduction

Niels Tholen - 31 July 2013

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) is currently evaluating the feasibility of a 90% reduction in the NOx limit for heavy-duty engines. CARB is looking into lowering the NOx limit from the 2010 standard of 0.20 g/bhp-hr to 0.02 g/bhp-hr and has partnered with Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) to evaluate the technologies for...

Parman Energy announces plans for new Memphis office

Niels Tholen - 27 July 2013

Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) supplier Parman Energy has announced its expansion into Memphis, TN, in order to reduce its turn-around time for costumers in the area. Memphis is strategically located in the transportation and logistics world, being at a crossroad of several interstates as well as the Mississippi river. Chris Bridgeford,...

Navistar launches new WorkStar truck model with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) engine

Niels Tholen - 17 July 2013

Navistar has announced the launch of its heavy-duty WorkStar truck model, the fourth heavy-duty truck model to transition to Selective Reduction Catalyst (SCR) technology since December 2012. The WorkStar comes in two variations, 7600SBA (46-inch set-back axle) and 7600SFA (30-inch set-forward axle), and both models feature a 113-inch...

Love’s Travel Stops becomes first truck stop chain to install Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) pumps at all locations

Niels Tholen - 17 July 2013

Love's Travel Stops has announced successful completion of its Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) pump network expansion. Drivers can now refill DEF at the pump at all 245 Love's locations across the U.S., following a nationwide installation schedule that began in 2011. "Having DEF at the pump allows Love's customers to not only purchase DEF...

Yara begins Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) production at Belle Plaine plant

Niels Tholen - 15 July 2013

Yara has announced the start of Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) production at its nitrogen fertilizer facility in Belle Plaine, Canada. The plant successfully completed production of its first batch of Air1 DEF earlier this month. The Belle Plaine plant location will enable Yara to supply fleets and retailers throughout the U.S. Midwest as well...