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Program for Diesel Emissions Conference & DEF Forum USA 2012 now available

Christopher Goodfellow - 6 July 2012

The conference program for Integer Research's fifth Diesel Emissions Conference & Diesel Exhaust Fluid Forum USA 2012 is available for download now. The conference and forum, taking place on 30th October - 1st November at the Westin, Cincinnati, are firmly established as the country's leading independent platform for analysis and...

Navistar confirms use of Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR)

Christopher Goodfellow - 6 July 2012

Navistar said it will use a Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) aftertreatment technology along with engine optimization to meet EPA 2010 requirements and position the company to meet 2014 and 2017 greenhouse gas (GHG) rules in advance of requirements. The technology package, which Navistar is calling In-Cylinder Technology Plus (ICT+),...

Navistar considers change of emissions strategy in wake of certification problems

Christopher Goodfellow - 4 July 2012

Navistar is expected to announce that it is backing away from its Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) only EPA 2010 strategy, according to the Wall Street Journal. The implementation of Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology may increase the per-unit cost of its vehicles and take some time to implement. Its current EPA 2010 technology...

DEF Tracker adds new Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) pricing references

Laura Cross - 3 July 2012

DEF Tracker has added Montreal, QC, and Tampa, FL, listings to its Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) price information service for the North American market. DEF Tracker now includes end-user pricing for full and less-than-full truck load bulk deliveries, totes and packaged products for eight price hubs. Christopher Goodfellow, a market analyst...

Brazilian ARLA 32 market slower than expected six months after implementation of PROCONVE P7

Laura Cross - 3 July 2012

ARLA 32 suppliers have indicated a slower level of development than had been expected since the implementation of PROCONVE P7 (Euro V equivalent) emissions standards in January, 2012. The heavy-duty truck market took a dive in the first five months of 2012, with sales down 21% year on year. The exact number of P7 trucks on the road is not...

Newcomb Oil to Distribute Blue Sky DEF in Kentucky

Christopher Goodfellow - 3 July 2012

Fuel and lubricant supplier Newcomb Oil Company has become a distributor of Blue Sky Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) in central and western Kentucky and parts of Illinois, Indiana and Missouri. Robert Arbasetti, Chief Operating Officer of Prime Lube, which operates Blue Sky as part of a joint venture with Kruse, said: "The addition of the...