Inc. has received 2004 certification by the U.S. Environmental Protection
Agency for the company’s fourth EPA certified on-highway truck and
bus engine equipped with Advanced Combustion Emission Reduction
C13 engine is offered in the 335 to 430 horsepower range and is
used in tanker trucks that serve the oil, petroleum and agricultural
industries. The C13 also is used for vocational-class trucks, including
dump trucks, refuse haulers and cement mixers.
the certification of this engine, we are another step closer to
full certification of truck and bus engines with ACERT technology,”
said Richard L. Thompson, Caterpillar group president responsible
for the company’s engine division.
reduces emissions at the point of combustion. All Caterpillar on-highway
truck and bus engines will be equipped with ACERT technology in
the fourth quarter of this year. The technology will also be used
as the foundation to meet future emission regulations for the company’s
entire diesel engine product line, including construction and mining
machines, and power generation units.