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.
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.
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.
Cummins has announced two enhancements for its heavy-duty ISX15 engine: an extended DPF ash-cleaning interval and the Encore Xtra protection plan
OXNARD, CA – Company creates new website for its DuraFit line of replacement diesel particulate filters.
Diesel particulate filters for 2007 engines
may not be as simple as you think.
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.
ORLANDO, Fla. – The additional cost of running emissions-compliant diesel engines made since 2002 amounts to between 6.7-8.2 cents per mile
Two-stage diesel particulate filter cleaning system.
Thermo King gives its APU a filter for California and heaters for the north
MIDDLETOWN, Pa. — Mack Trucks and Volvo have launched a large scale program to remanufacture diesel particulate filters (DPF) for the trucking industry.
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