Archive news for 18 April 2013

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CARB proposes optional reduced NOx emission standards for heavy-duty engines

Niels Tholen - 18 April 2013

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has proposed new optional NOx emission standards for heavy-duty engines. NOx emission limits would be cut below the current 0.2 grams per brake horsepower-hour (g/bhp-pr) and the proposed standards could be as low as 0.02 g/bhp-hr. According to CARB, the new legislation was proposed as it...

Navistar's MaxxForce 13 liter engine receives EPA certification

Niels Tholen - 18 April 2013

Navistar reported on April 17 that it has received U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certification for its MaxxForce 13 liter engine. The heavy-duty big bore engine uses Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology and production is now ready to begin, with first customer delivery scheduled for later this month. The SCR...