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EXCLUSIVE: All Pilot Flying J truck stops to offer bulk DEF in 2013

William Irwin - 7 September 2012

Pilot Flying J plans to offer Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) at all its truck stops by the end of 2013. Initially, the company plans to expand its DEF distribution to 375 locations by the end of 2012. In 2013 it will then add bulk DEF to its whole network - approximately 525 truck stops. Matt Price, Pilot's DEF Procurement Manager, told...

Blue1USA introduces new line of DEF storage and dispensing systems

Lucy Terry - 6 September 2012

Equipment manufacturer Blue1USA recently introduced its new line of mini-bulk storage and dispensing systems, which can be used to safely store and dispense DEF. The non-insulated systems are suitable for use in 'warm weather states', applicable to most of the continental U.S.. The new systems are available in the same sizes and models...

Final EPA rule doubles Navistar’s Nonconformance Penalties

Christopher Goodfellow - 5 September 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a Final Rule setting the penalty Navistar must pay for non-EPA 2010 compliant engines at $3,775, almost double the level in the Interim Rule. In a statement Troy Clarke, Navistar's recently appointed President and Chief Operating Officer, said: "We are pleased that the EPA has...

How much did Navistar’s competitors think should be paid for non-EPA 2010 compliant engines?

Christopher Goodfellow - 5 September 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has published its responses to manufacturers' comments on Nonconformance Penalties (NCPs) for heavy-duty diesel engines which do not meet 2010 emissions standards. Highlights from the EPA's Response to Comments document, published in August, are included below: PACCAR commented that in...

Marine and automotive industry stakeholders to speak at Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) forum

Christopher Goodfellow - 5 September 2012

Integer Research's fifth  Diesel Emissions Conference & Diesel Exhaust Fluid Forum will feature speakers from the automotive and marine industry, as well as a day-long Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) forum. The conference will take place between 30 October-1 November 2012, at The Westin, Cincinnati. David Thomas, Integer's Conferences...

DEF Tracker: U.S. DEF bulk and truck stop prices stabilize in August

Christopher Goodfellow - 5 September 2012

U.S. bulk and truck stop Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) prices stabilized in August 2012, after a sharp fall in July, according to DEF Tracker. The average U.S. price of bulk DEF deliveries moved upwards between July and August 2012, however, the tote price remained level with July. The U.S. DEF pump price increased by seven cent to $2.77...