Archive news for November 2013

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Blue Sky to open new Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) facility in January 2014

Rebecca Hayward - 29 November 2013

Blue Sky has announced that its new Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) facility, Blue Sky Golden State, will open on January 1, 2014. The new location in Fontana, California, will supply Blue Sky DEF in bulk, totes, drums and case goods in central and southern California, central and southern Nevada and western Arizona. The new facility will...

EXCLUSIVE: California Air Resources Board (CARB) to introduce tougher truck emissions standards

Niels Tholen - 26 November 2013

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has announced it is detailing plans to adopt new optional ultra-low NOx emissions limits for diesel truck engines in December 2013. The details of the plan were discussed at the Diesel Emissions Conference in Atlanta last month, organized by Integer Research. The board is also considering a future...

Market Update: DEF pump network now includes 16 Speedway locations and 17 Roady’s Locations

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...

NOXGUARD Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) plant opens in Colombia

Rebecca Hayward - 18 November 2013

Transliquid Technologies has announced the opening of a new Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) manufacturing plant near Bogotá, Colombia. The Texas-based company has partnered with Colombian water production specialist, Hidrotecnik, to expand into the growing South American DEF market. The blending facility in Bogotá joins Transliquid...

Navistar completes heavy-duty product transition to Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR)

Niels Tholen - 13 November 2013

With the launch of the International LoneStar on-highway truck, Navistar has now completed the conversion of its entire model range to using Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology. The LoneStar is equipped with a Cummins ISX15 engine and SCR technology and was the last of Navistar's heavy-duty truck models to be converted since...

AGCO announces availability of Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) at all of its parts dealerships

Niels Tholen - 12 November 2013

AGCO has revealed that all of its AGCO parts dealerships in North America are now able to supply Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF). DEF will be supplied in 2.5 gallon jugs, 275 or 330-gallon totes, or on-farm bulk storage which usually can contain up to 700 gallons or more. Rupal Patel, Product Marketing Manager at AGCO, said: "The individual...