Caterpillar’s first ACERT engine EPA ready

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PEORIA, Ill. — Caterpillar received certification by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the company’s first engine equipped with ACERT technology.

The first certified engine with ACERT, Advanced Combustion Emissions Reduction Technology, is the C9 engine which are popular with those who operate emergency and recreation vehicles, mass transit buses, and vocational class trucks like refuse haulers or dump trucks.

Full production of the C9 engines with ACERT technology will begin in the first quarter of this year.

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