Archive news for December 2013

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New Cummins Power Generation engines use Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) to meet Tier 4 emissions regulations

Rebecca Hayward - 5 December 2013

Cummins Power Generation is launching two new diesel G-drive engines that are certified to meet EPA Tier 4 Final emissions regulations for particulate matter (PM) and nitrogen oxides (NOx). The first Tier 4 Final G-drive engines, available in Q2 2014, will be the QSB7 and QSL9. Instead of using a Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF), the...

DEF Tracker: U.S. Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) prices decrease marginally in December and confirm the overall declining trend in 2013

Laura Cross - 23 December 2013

The December edition of DEF Tracker reported a fall in prices across all DEF bulk delivery modes in the U.S. compared with the previous month. In contrast, prices for full truck loads (FTL) and tote refills increased slightly in Canada, while less than full truck load (LTL) prices remained stable. This trend has been observed in...

DEF Tracker: Bulk Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) prices trend up in November

Rebecca Hayward - 2 December 2013

The November edition of DEF Tracker indicated an upward trend in Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) prices, particularly in the U.S. The national averages for DEF bulk deliveries showed marginal increases in the U.S. in November compared with the previous month. The highest tote refill prices were observed in the West Coast with San Francisco,...

EXCLUSIVE: Canadian bulk Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) pump network reaches 40 locations

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...

Caterpillar releases new Tier 4 Final off-highway trucks

Rebecca Hayward - 17 December 2013

Caterpillar has released new versions of its Cat 770G and 772G off-highway truck models that have been upgraded to meet Tier 4 Final emissions legislation. The C15 and C18 engines use Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology which enables them to meet Tier 4 Final emissions regulation. The Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) tank is 21.2...