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Dirty Secrets: Carriers call for emissions crackdown

May 29, 2018 by John Smith

TORONTO, Ont. — Clean air comes at a cost, and it involves the emissions-related changes to exhaust systems and engines, sometimes introducing added maintenance costs and reduced fuel economy in the process.

That’s led to one of the trucking industry’s worst-kept dirty secrets. Many truck owners are reprogramming electronic control modules to bypass SCR (selective catalytic reduction) systems, which reduce unwanted NOx by introducing diesel exhaust fluid to the combustion process.

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Denso unveils DPF, DOC lineup

January 26, 2017 by John Smith

LAS VEGAS, NV – Denso Products has partnered with Clean Diesel Technologies (CDTi) to introduce a new line of emission-control products for the heavy-duty aftermarket.

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IN PRINT — Clear the Air: Know how to care for your DPF

December 23, 2016 by John Smith

It’s not quite the “blue screen of death” that appear on troubled Windows computers, but an engine fault indicator still means a bad day is about to get worse – especially if it means a parked regen. Few drivers or fleets can afford more than an hour to solve a problem that should have been addressed earlier.

Aftertreatment systems are one of the most expensive maintenance items on today’s trucks. Parts are costly, the associated downtime can be crippling, and many people are still confused about how to care for the systems, even though the equipment has been in the field for eight years.

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Longer DPF Cleaning Intervals

February 3, 2016 by Rolf Lockwood

Cummins has announced two enhancements for its heavy-duty ISX15 engine: an extended DPF ash-cleaning interval and the Encore Xtra protection plan

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Clean Diesel Technology launches new website

January 16, 2015 by Allan Janssen

OXNARD, CA – Company creates new website for its DuraFit line of replacement diesel particulate filters.

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THE DOWNLOW ON DPFs

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

Diesel particulate filters for 2007 engines
may not be as simple as you think.

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THE DOWNLOW ON DPFs

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

Diesel particulate filters for 2007 engines
may not be as simple as you think.

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Cummins signs DPF partnership; announces plant closure

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

COLUMBUS, Ind. — Cummins Emission Solutions says it will strategically partner with Emcon Technologies in the manufacturing of Cummins-designed emission controls systems for the 2010 on-highway truck market.

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Filter Tips

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Diesel particulate filters for 2007 may not be as simple as you think.

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TEST DRIVE: PETE 389

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Peterbilt’s new 389 is a subtle evolution from the 379, and it’s nicely packaged with a new hood and a pair of very effective headlights

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Filter Tips

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Diesel particulate filters for 2007 may not be as simple as you think.

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DONALDSON DPF CLEANER

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Two-stage diesel particulate filter cleaning system.

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Volvo, Mack offer DPF retrofits for Cali rules

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo Trucks and sister company, Mack Trucks, now offer retrofit diesel particulate filters (DPF) to allow operators of older-model trucks meet stringent new emissions requirements from California environmental regulators.

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Costs pinned down for EPA-compliant engines

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

ORLANDO, Fla. – The additional cost of running emissions-compliant diesel engines made since 2002 amounts to between 6.7-8.2 cents per mile

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DONALDSON DPF CLEANER

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Two-stage diesel particulate filter cleaning system.