Archive news for July 2011

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VIDEO: China and Brazil’s DEF markets

Christopher Goodfellow - 5 July 2011

Emissions Control Analyst, Juliane Läng, gave a presentation at Integer's Diesel Emissions Conference & AdBlue Forum in Düsseldorf, Germany, comparing the Diesel Exhuast Fluid (DEF) markets in Brazil and China. The presentation was based on Integer's latest researched reports:Brazil Diesel Emissions & ARLA 32 Market...

Cummins has sold 114,000 SCR-equipped engines

Sarah Jin - 26 July 2011

Cummins had sold and delivered 114,000 Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) equipped engines to customers across the US by May 2011, according to its comments on the Environmental Protection Agency's draft guidance on SCR technology. Robert Jorgensen, Executive Director of Product Environmental Management at Cummins, said: "The...

BlueTEC clean diesel vehicles help Mercedes-Benz diesel sales soar

Sarah Jin - 19 July 2011

Mercedes-Benz's BlueTEC-equipped vehicles are proving highly popular among American buyers throughout the month of June, following the introduction of the BlueTEC diesel technology to a number of existing Mercedes-Benz SUV vehicles, according to a statement from the company. Mercedes-Benz recorded a 188.3% increase in sales in...

Navistar sues EPA for "unlawful and preferential" support for SCR technology

Christopher Goodfellow - 17 July 2011

Engine and vehicle manufacturer Navistar filed a new lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on July 5, accusing the agency of certifying its competitors' Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) equipped vehicles without determining whether they would work as intended in real-world conditions. Navistar is the only heavy-duty...

MacEwen Petroleum to distribute DEF in Canada in Airgas partnership

Sarah Jin - 25 July 2011

MacEwen Petroleum, a leading supplier of petroleum products and a convenience store operator based in Ontario and Quebec, has announced partnered with Airgas to distribute its AIRx-branded Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF). Allan MacEwen, President of MacEwen Petroleum, said: "We are confident that with Airgas as our dedicated supplier MacEwen...

Pilot/Flying J re-brand completed

Sarah Jin - 20 July 2011

Over 550 North American travel centers under the brand names Pilot and Flying J have now completely merged under the new company name, Pilot Flying J. Pilot Flying J now operates in 43 US states and six Canadian provinces. The company aims to provide more fuelling options for customers, as former Pilot locations now accept the...