diesel exhaust fluid

DEF or dumb?

"I am so sick and tired of literally stumbling over the trash from diesel exhaust fluid. When it's not sold in bulk at the pump, the amount of waste involved is incredible."

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(Not) Making friends on the road

Sometimes it's hard, particularly when dogskin boots are involved. "I'm not good at making friends, but I had to comment to the guy wearing them."

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A Closer Look: Diesel exhaust fluid

While it performs a sophisticated task, the basis of the selective catalytic reduction system – DEF itself is a simple blend of urea and water.

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DEF sales projected to explode in coming years

What's the potential for DEF sales? Nearly 2 billion gallons a year.

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Heavy log hauler gets ’er done

Burke Purdon Enterprises of British Columbia, hauling heavy as a contract log hauler, extols the virtues of a relatively young Freightliner model.

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Half of Love’s offer DEF in bulk

Love’s Travel Stops now has bulk diesel exhaust fluid at more than half of its locations.

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DEF locator app available

An Air1 diesel exhaust fluid locator app is available for free on Android smartphones, DEF maker Yara announced. Both the Android and iPhone apps will be updated monthly to account for any new retail partnerships and to incorporate additional user feedback, the Tampa, Fla.-based manufacturer said. The Air1 mobile locator application allows drivers to locate the more than 600 outlets selling DEF. Visit the Air1 website, Android’s Marketplace, or the iTunes app store for details.

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Pilot Flying J to increase DEF network

Pilot Flying J travel centers are expanding their number of Diesel Exhaust Fluid pump stations. The travel stops now offer 600 fuel lanes at 135 locations, and by May 1, 2012, expect to have 1800 fuel lanes operating at 300 sites. The fuel lanes allow drivers to swipe their card once and pay one transaction for both fuel and DEF, which are on one pump. Visit Pilot Flying J’s website to find pump locations.

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Navistar sues EPA again over SCR rule

Navistar alleges nitrogen oxide emissions skyrocket when drivers don't keep diesel exhaust fluid topped off.

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EPA seeks SCR alert system

Agency calls on SCR engine makers to develop warning systems that alert drivers when diesel exhaust fluid tank is nearly empty.

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