Lucy Terry - 3 January 2012
There are now 353 locations across North America with bulk Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) dispensing at the fuel island, all of which are listed on discoverDEF.com. This is an increase of 260 locations since January 2011 or well over 250%.
Texas continues to have the largest bulk pump infrastructure, at 40 equipped locations. Indiana, Illinois and Ohio all have over 15 locations each.
Locations stocking DEF at the pump are usually truck stops. Pilot Travel Centers dominates the market, followed by Love's Truck Stops and TA (Travel Centers of America). Pilot has 203 locations equipped with DEF at the fuel island, accounting for 58% of the on-the-road market.
There are four Canadian pumps on discoverDEF.com, all of which are operated by Pilot. The first was opened in October 2011.
The latest issue of Integer's DEF Tracker reported the average price of DEF at the pump to be $2.76 per gallon for the period of November-December 2011. This was three cent higher compared with the October-November reporting period.
Lucy Terry - 18 December 2013
Canada now has 40 locations offering Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) at the fuel island. The most recent addition, a Pilot Flying J store in Nisku, Alberta, was added to discoverDEF this week. In recent months Canada's DEF pump network has expanded at a fast rate - 15 locations have come online since June 2013, an increase of...
Niels Tholen - 18 November 2013
In the last three months, independent truckstops and small truckstop brands have developed their DEF pump infrastructure at an impressive rate. 16% of all equipped DEF pump sites in North America are operated by independent truckstops or smaller brands, compared to 14% in July and 11% at the beginning of this year. discoverDEF recently...
Rosalie Winnik - 11 December 2017
9 new Pilot Flying J DEF locations have been added today to DiscoverDEF.com. Pilot Flying J is the largest operator of travel centers in North America, with almost ninety per cent of locations selling DEF at the pump. Find your closest location using the Retail DEF Search on DiscoverDEF.com
Rosalie Winnik - 04 October 2017
Berkshire Hathaway Inc., owned by billionaire Warren Buffett, has bought a stake in Pilot Travel Centers LLC, owner of the Pilot Flying J truck stop chain. Berkshire Hathaway agreed to acquire 38.6 percent of Pilot Flying J, a closely held company based in Knoxville, Tennessee, according to a statement Tuesday. The Haslam family will continue for...
Jeanne Riot - 10 December 2014
Pilot Flying J has announced the opening of three new travel center locations in the U.S. before the end of 2014. The three locations, in Jasper, FL, Mount Pleasant, IA, and Junction, TX will open in December 2014 and will all be equipped with Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) dispensing facilities at the pump. Pilot Flying J is the leading truck...
Niels Tholen - 26 March 2013
TravelCenters of America has announced the installation of its thousandth bulk on-island Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) dispenser which pumps both diesel fuel and DEF, enabling drivers to authorize diesel and DEF transactions from the same dispenser simultaneously. Tom O'Brien, president and CEO of TravelCenters of America, said: "Our...
Niels Tholen - 17 December 2014
TECALEMIT has announced it will launch its new Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) weights and measures platform for card-lock applications in Q1 2015. The new unit will be able to handle existing components such as hoses and nozzles and is both US Weights & Measures and Measurement Canada approved. The increasing need for DEF has resulted in...