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Navistar launches new heavy-duty TranStar model with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR)

Niels Tholen - 19 August 2013

Navistar has announced the launch its new heavy-duty International TranStar truck model. The truck is designed for regional hauling activity and comes equipped with a MAxxForce 13 engine as well as Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology. It is the company's fifth heavy-duty truck model to adopt SCR technology since December...

TECALEMIT merges with Lubrication Solutions Inc

Niels Tholen - 15 August 2013

TECALEMIT, a HORNGROUP company based in Houston, TX, has announced its merger with Lubricant Solutions Inc. TECALEMIT produces pumps, dispensing equipment and complete inventory workshop systems. Lubrication Solutions Inc is a provider of customized solutions for Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF), lubricants and fuel to its North American client...

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...