Archive news for January 2015

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Mexico proposes US EPA 2010 equivalent emission standards for heavy-duty engines

Niels Tholen - 8 January 2015

Mexico's national regulatory committee (COMARNAT) has approved a proposed update to the country's emissions legislation, NOM-044-SEMARNAT-20061 by Mexico's Secretariat of Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT). The update would see current US EPA 2004 / Euro IV standards being replaced by US EPA 2010 / Euro VI standards for new...

New Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) blending plant planned in Ontario, Oregon

Niels Tholen - 8 January 2015

Fuel and lubricant distributor, Campo & Poole Distributing LLC is moving ahead with a planned Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) production facility in Ontario, Oregon. The facility will have access to rail and be located close to the company's existing biodiesel blending plant. Kevin Hannigan, Sales and Marketing Manager at Campo &...

Car manufacturers showcase 2016 diesel car line up at Detroit Motor Show

Niels Tholen - 15 January 2015

The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), also known as the Detroit Motor Show, is being used as a platform for car manufacturers to showcase their new 2016 model year line up. Manufacturers at the show including Audi, BMW, Mercedes, Porsche, Volkswagen and Land Rover have introduced new versions or brand new diesel models that...

Land Rover introduces two new diesel SUVs with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology

Niels Tholen - 15 January 2015

Land Rover introduced the diesel Range Rover HSE Td6 and Range Rover Sport HSE Td6 at the Detroit Motor Show this week. Both models will be equipped with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology and a Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) tank large enough for approximately 10,000 miles. The models' aftertreatment technology also includes a low...