Investment in on-highway Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) network increases

Christopher Goodfellow - 7 December 2012

The number of truck stop locations adding bulk Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) pump facilities in North America has increased over the last two months, with 814 now offering bulk DEF.

Lucy Terry, Data Manager of, said: "The number of trucks stops being brought online each month increased at the start of Q4 2012, with 77 sites added in October and 68 in November, compared to an average of 41 per month for the year to November."

While Pilot Flying J and Love's Travel Stops have a commanding share of locations, accounting for 70% of the network between them, a wide range of truck stop brands are now offering bulk DEF at the pump including Al Warren Oil, Petro Pass, SAPP BROS and TravelCenters of America, according to Terry.

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