PEORIA, Ill. — Caterpillar has announced its 2007 engines with ACERT technology have been approved by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
“With this certification, Caterpillar has delivered on the promises made when we introduced ACERT Technology in 2002,” said Jim Parker, vice-president, Caterpillar Power Systems marketing division. “ACERT Technology has set a new industry standard for clean diesel technology, meeting the clean air goals we all support while maintaining the reliability, durability and minimal owning and operating costs that Cat engines traditionally have provided.”
Cat’s C7 was the first to be given the nod by the EPA. The company says it will be in full production Jan. 1, 2007.
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