Detroit Diesel Sintered Metal Filter Achieves CARB Level 3+ Certification

REDFORD, Mich. – Detroit Diesel today announced that Cleaire Advanced Emission Controls’® LongMile® diesel particulate filter containing Detroit Diesel’s sintered metal filter technology has been verified by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) as Level 3+. This designation – the highest level of certification from CARB – means that the filter has successfully demonstrated diesel particulate matter emission reductions of more than 85 percent while meeting the NOx emission standards.

Developed and manufactured in Detroit Diesel’s state-of-the-art Redford, Mich., facility, the filter, which is supplied to Cleaire Advanced Emission Controls, is an integral part of Cleaire’s LongMile retrofit emission control system. The LongMile system can be installed on older diesel engines to achieve essentially equivalent to 2007 EPA particulate matter emissions standards. The new CARB verification enables the LongMile system to be installed on 1993 through 2006 model year engines from displacements of 5.3 to 16 liters.

“The Level 3+ CARB certification of our sintered metal filter means more customers with older vehicles have the option to retrofit their engines to bring them into compliance throughout the nation as mandates come into effect,” said Daniel Haggerty, director, aftermarket marketing, Daimler Trucks North America. “We’re committed to working with Cleaire to develop cost-efficient and effective solutions to help our customers meet emissions standards and navigate the ever-changing emissions landscape.”

Cleaire retrofit systems are designed to reduce emissions caused by diesel-powered vehicles. Local, regional and state government agencies are regulating the emissions from in-use diesel engines. Cleaire’s retrofits have been specifically developed to help all-makes of pre-2007 trucks and buses meet those evolving regulations.

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Detroit Diesel Corporation is a leading manufacturer of on-highway diesel engines for the commercial truck market. Headquartered in Redford, Mich., Detroit Diesel Corporation is engaged in the design, manufacture, sale and service of these products, in addition to supporting alternative and hybrid engine strategies for the commercial truck marketplace. Detroit Diesel Corporation is a Daimler company.

About Cleaire Advanced Emission Controls, LLC

Cleaire designs, develops and manufactures retrofit emission control systems for today’s existing diesel engines. Our systems have been verified by CARB to provide maximum emission reductions for a wide range of diesel applications, both on-road and off-road. Furthermore, Cleaire provides proven solutions to emissions compliance while extending the operating life of existing equipment and avoiding costly replacement.

‘Cleaire Advanced Emission Controls’ and ‘LongMile’ are registered trademarks of Cleaire Advanced Emission Controls, LLC.

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