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February 28, 2018

How Drivers Can Make or Break Truck Aftertreatment System Maintenance

Parked forced regenerations of diesel particulate filters continue to frustrate and confuse drivers. Drivers under time constraints often tempt fate and continue their journeys, ignoring regen requests.

February 13, 2018

What You Should Know About Aftertreatment System Maintenance

We appear to be learning from our mistakes in aftertreatment system maintenance, but we still have a way to go before we’re at peace with the things.

January 26, 2018

Denso Announces Diesel Particulate Filter Program Improvements

Denso Products and Services Americas has announced a series of improvements to its PowerEdge Diesel Aftertreatment Program.

September 21, 2017

Eberspaecher to Exhibit Aftertreatment Systems at NACV

Eberspaecher will be exhibiting the 1Box and 1Line exhaust systems, and Hydronic S3 and Airtronic D2 heaters at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta.

April 10, 2017

ESW Opens Pennsylvania Facility to Manufacture DPFs and DOCs

ESW Group, which makes Skyline brand aftermarket diesel particular filters and diesel oxidation catalysts, opened a new production facility to meet increased demand.

March 1, 2017

Denso Launches PowerEdge Emissions-Control Products

Denso Products announced that it will begin accepting orders for its new line of PowerEdge diesel particulate filter and diesel oxidation catalyst replacement products for heavy-duty trucks and equipment in March.

January 25, 2017

Denso Partners with CDTi on PowerEdge Line of Emissions Control Products

Denso Products showcased a new line of PowerEdge aftermarket emissions control products at the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week show in Las Vegas this week.

December 22, 2016

The Aftermarket in 2016: A Review

The truck parts and service aftermarket has grown to $107 billion. In 2016 there seemed to be a big focus on parts, alliances, and training with other issues like DPFs, remanufacturing and some innovative ways to deal with the technician shortage also getting some play.

June 30, 2016

FSX to Distribute Skyline Aftermarket DPFs

FSX Equipment will distribute Skyline aftermarket diesel particulate filters nationally after entering into a mutual agreement with Skyline Emissions.

May 18, 2016

Figuring Out DPF Maintenance

DPF and aftertreatment systems may be a maintenance nightmare, but they aren’t going away. It’s up to you to figure them out.

May 10, 2016

Replacement DPFs for Light-, Medium-Duty Pickup Trucks

AP Exhaust Technologies Diesel Particulate Filters are aftermarket parts designed to replace the original factory versions.

April 27, 2016

Denso Supplies Diesel Aftertreatment Components to Hino

Denso has entered into an agreement with Hino Trucks to supply all-makes diesel aftertreatment products, including DPFs, to Hino dealers.

March 3, 2016

Leaky Roofs, Plugged DPFs and a Rainbow of Coolants: TMC Tackles them All

What we learn from sessions like TMC's Fleet Forum is that you probably aren't the only truck owner having a particular problem. It puts the boots to the oft-heard comment from dealers, "Gee, I've never heard that one before."

April 2, 2015

CARB-Type Regs Could Spread to Other Jurisdictions

California fleets that have had to fork over funds to buy new cleaner-burning trucks or retrofit with diesel particulate filters may well have a leg up over the rest of the country under the Environmental Protection Agency's upcoming rules, according to one blog.

March 23, 2015

Mack Increases Service Intervals

Mack Trucks has announced extended service intervals for diesel particulate filters and diesel engine oil and filter changes on all model year 2011 and newer Mack trucks with an MP7, MP8 or MP10 engine.

February 23, 2015

Hello CARB, Are You Listening?

John Dutra is a one-man band, running his custom-upfit 1991 Isuzu FSR for construction work in the South Bay of San Francisco. Dutra couldn’t have known when he bought his truck so many years ago that today he’d be staring down a government mandate to (in all practicality) buy a cleaner truck.

January 23, 2015

Diesel Particulate Filters: Blessing and Curse

Diesel particulate filters help cleanse exhaust and give us cleaner air to breathe, but they cause frequent grief and expense.

December 15, 2014

Researchers: CARB Regulations Accelerating Emissions Reductions

According to a group of collaborating researchers, emissions at the Port of Oakland, Calif., have decreased dramatically due to more stringent California Air Resources Board (CARB) regulation.

August 6, 2014

Diesel Particulate Filter Sales Soaring in California

Sales of diesel particulate filters for commercial trucks and buses in California increased at the end of 2013 and in the first half of 2014 compared to the first half of 2013, according a survey released by the Manufacturers of Emission Controls Association.

February 12, 2014

The Latest Trends in Medium-Duty Truck Maintenance

A lot has happened since 2007 to impact medium-duty truck maintenance costs and protocols — for better and for worse.


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