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Caterpillar Sued Over Defective Emissions-Control System

The Washington, D.C.-based law firm of Cohen Milstein announced October 7 that it has filed suit on behalf of 22 trucking companies in 18 U.S. states against Caterpillar over an allegedly defective “ACERT” diesel emissions-control system on Caterpillar heavy-duty highway engines sold between 2007 and 2010.

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Real-World NOx Emissions 7 Times Higher Than Euro-6 Diesel Limits

A new study by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) shows that real-world emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOX) from diesel cars certified to Euro-6 or U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Tier-2/Bin-5 limits can be about seven times higher than the new Euro-6 NOX limits that took effect in September 2014.