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Cummins introduces new G-series global platforms

Niels Tholen - 20 September 2013

Cummins has announced the launch date of two new G-series global platforms which will meet a broad variety of on- and off-highway global market requirements and emission standards. The engines, branded ISG11 and ISG12, will have a displacement of 10.5 and 11.8 liters respectively, and when launched in 2014 will comply with Euro III, IV...

Canadian Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) network increased by over 60% between April and August 2013

Lucy Terry - 16 September 2013

In the last four months the Canadian DEF pump network expanded by 12 locations, or 63%. The country now has 31 locations offering DEF at the fuel island, compared to 19 in April 2013. While this remains a small network in comparison to the U.S., with 1,103 pumps, Canada's network has expanded at a fast pace in recent months. The August...

Carnival Cruise Lines to equip one-third of its fleet with exhaust gas cleaning systems

Niels Tholen - 13 September 2013

Carnival Cruise Lines has announced the conversion of 32 of its North American ships to include exhaust gas cleaning systems in order to reduce air pollution. The ships involved call regularly at ports across North America and will include sulphur as well particulate matter filters and potentially use Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR)...

Volkswagen America announces new 2014 diesel engine with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR)

Niels Tholen - 9 August 2013

Volkswagen has announced its new 2.0L EA228 engine which it says will be able to meet all upcoming emission regulation. The engine will come with an after treatment system including SCR, Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) and advanced Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) technology. Both DPF and SCR technologies are combined in one component saving...

Navistar and Cummins reach 10,000 orders milestone for International Trucks range

Niels Tholen - 23 August 2013

Navistar and Cummins have reached the milestone of 10,000 orders for trucks from the International Trucks range with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology. The range includes Cummins ISX15 engines and SCR technology instead of Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) after Navistar launched its transition to SCR-based technology with the...

DEF Tracker: U.S. DEF bulk prices decrease in July; Canadian prices up

Fabricio Cardoso - 2 August 2013

The July edition of DEF Tracker highlighted that U.S. average prices for tote refills and multi-drop (LTL) deliveries decreased by one and two cents per gallon respectively, during the month of July over the previous month.In Canada, on the other hand, average prices were two cents per litre up for both tote refill and multi-drop deliveries...