We’re still not sure when Euro 6 emissions standards will come into effect in Australia, however, when it does happen you might not have to rush out and buy a new truck.
A retrofit system launched in the UK promises to slash emissions from Euro 5 trucks, allowing them to qualify for the more stringent emissions standard.
Designed by British stainless-steel exhaust and emission control system business Eminox, and developed in partnership with Westminster City Council and waste industry giants Veolia, the system has been found to reduce nitrogen oxide levels by 99%.
It replaces the exhaust system on the Euro 5 rated trucks and filters emissions through a Diesel Particulate Filter with Selective Catalytic Reduction and Amminex Ammonia Storage and Delivery System (ASDS) tech.
Check out the video for more details on how the system works:
Pascal Hauret, Regional Director for Veolia London, says the retrofit system looks very promising.
“As one of the UK’s largest fleet operators, we play a crucial role delivering cleaner air for London and across the UK, Veolia has been trialling low emission vehicle technologies with industry leaders like Eminox since 2012,”
“We’re now ideally placed to support the shift to low emissions, improving air quality in Westminster and beyond.
“We’re delighted to have worked with Westminster City Council and Eminox to lead the waste sector in adopting this technology which represents a huge opportunity for cities across the country.”
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