Caterpillar and Detroit Diesel OUL Engines Approved for Dual-Fuel Conversion by US EPA

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GreenMan Technologies, Inc.’s subsidiary American Power Group, Inc. (APG) has received online notification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that its recent Clean Alternative Fuel Vehicle and Engine Conversion Submission has been approved for several Caterpillar and Detroit Diesel ‘Outside Useful Life’ (OUL) engines. listed below.

Caterpillar Detroit Diesel
C15 (2006-2004) DD15 (2009-2008)
C13 (2006-2004) DD13 (2009)
C11 (2006-2004) MBE 4000 (2009-2008)
C-16 (2002-1998) Series 60 12.7L (2006-2004)
C-15 (2003-1998) Series 60 14.0L (2009-2004)
C-12 (2003-1998) OM460LA (2007)
C-10 (2003-1998)

The submission utilized APG’s latest V5000 Dual Fuel Turbocharged Natural Gas technology which is required to meet specific design, componentry, and emission compliance criteria per the EPA Final Rule 40CFR Parts 85 and 86.

Lyle Jensen, GreenMan’s President and Chief Executive Officer stated, “These approvals include some of the most popular higher mileage CAT and Detroit Diesel engine models on the road today and represent 10 of the top 40 OUL engine families we had identified to pursue in the coming months. We can now begin working with our certified installers, who have cumulatively identified a significant number of customers that have expressed an interest in learning more about the benefits of our dual-fuel natural gas system.”

Jensen added that the company also intends to accelerate plans to begin emissions testing for Intermediate Age (“IUL”) engine models over the coming months.

(This article compiled using information from a GreenMan Technologies, Inc. press release)

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