Archive news for May 2014

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Yara opens new Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) terminals in California and Florida

Rebecca Hayward - 9 May 2014

Yara North America has announced that its new Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) terminals in Stockton, CA and Tampa, FL are now fully operational. The new sites bring Yara's North American DEF storage network to nine terminals. The terminal in Stockton, CA has a storage capacity of approximately 1.4 million gallons of DEF and will serve Yara's...

DEF Tracker: Canadian Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) truck stop prices finally increase after more than two years at CAD$0.80/L

Rebecca Hayward - 8 May 2014

The April edition of DEF Tracker reported that the Canadian national average Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) truck stop price increased by one cent to CAD$0.81/L for the first time since DEF Tracker's first edition in October 2011. Average truck stop price increases were observed in three provinces: Alberta, British Colombia and...

DEF Tracker: U.S. bulk Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) prices stabilize in April following three months of consecutive price increases

Rebecca Hayward - 8 May 2014

The most recent edition of DEF Tracker reported that the U.S. national average bulk Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) price stabilized in April, after a three-month period of price increases. This correction in the average bulk DEF price reflects the downward trend in urea prices so far in 2014. The tote refill was the only delivery format to...

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

Rebecca Hayward - 29 May 2014

Blue Sky has announced that its newest Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) manufacturing facility, Blue Sky Central, will open in August 2014. The new location in Topeka, Kansas will supply Blue Sky DEF in bulk, totes, drums and case goods in Kansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska and Missouri. The Topeka location is located close to the I-70 highway, and...

US EPA allocates US$9 million in funding for diesel pollution reduction projects

Rebecca Hayward - 23 May 2014

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the allocation of US$9 million in funding for the National Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program, which supports projects that work to reduce diesel pollution from the nation's existing fleet. In order to apply for funding, eligible applicants must submit proposals before the...

Scania to supply US EPA 2007-compliant public transport buses in Mexico

Rebecca Hayward - 16 May 2014

Scania has announced the order of 62 buses by Mexico City's Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system. The busses will be compliant with US Environment Protection Agency's (EPA) 2007 emissions standards. The delivery involves 52 units of the Scania K 360 model and 10 units of Scania K 310 model. Both models bus body's will be built by the Brazilian...