Archive news for August 2014

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DEF Tracker: Diverse regional Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) price trends in evidence during August on the back of limited urea supply

Rebecca Hayward - 29 August 2014

The latest edition of DEF Tracker reported wide-ranging Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) price trends in North American across almost all supply modes. U.S. prices increased for FTL and LTL delivery modes in August compared to July. This change was a reflection of the upward movement of urea prices, on the back of limited global supply...

US EPA issues final rule on minimum Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) replenishment interval

Rebecca Hayward - 27 August 2014

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that it has finalized a rule to adopt minimum maintenance intervals for Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF). DEF replenishment has been added to a list of scheduled emissions-related maintenance, and has been chosen as an alternative to the previous system of approving DEF maintenance on a...

Victory Blue and CSX Transflo begin Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) terminal operations in Massachusetts

Rebecca Hayward - 22 August 2014

Victory Blue has announced a collaboration with bulk commodity transloading company CSX Transflo. Victory Blue is already active in producing and distributing Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) and the new partnership will allow it to extend its coverage to the Northeast U.S. via a terminal in Westborough, MA. "We are delighted and quite...

Love’s Travel Stops opens two new locations

Ben Treadwell - 15 August 2014

Love's Travel Stops has opened two new locations this week in Fort Myers, Florida on I-75, Exit 143, and Shelby, Iowa on I-80, Exit 34. These new locations each have over 90 truck parking spaces, and both operate 8 bulk DEF dispensers at the diesel lanes. This brings Love's total count of locations offering bulk DEF to 324, with operations...

DEF Tracker: U.S. and Canadian Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) bulk prices looking for direction in July reflecting urea price environment

Rebecca Hayward - 11 August 2014

The latest edition of DEF Tracker reported that Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) prices experienced differing trends in the U.S. and Canada in July, for almost all supply modes. In the U.S., average FTL and tote DEF prices stabilized in July following price increases in the month previously, while LTL prices decreased marginally by $0.01/G in...

EXCLUSIVE: Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF)/ AdBlue consumption in China is expected to grow significantly in 2014/15

Rebecca Hayward - 11 August 2014

Integer Research Beijing has undertaken research into the Chinese DEF market and has recorded that the number of DEF (known as AdBlue in China) brands operating in the country in 2014 exceeds 50, roughly double the number a year earlier. However, most Chinese DEF producers operate on a small scale. The survey found that less than 30 DEF...