31 May '16, 11am

Particulate filters for Mercedes diesels to come to gasoline vehicles too

Particulate filters for Mercedes diesels to come to gasoline vehicles too

Stephen Edelstein 62 views May 31, 2016 Mercedes-Benz S 500 Enlarge Photo Virtually all carmakers use particulate filters in their diesel cars to meet the most stringent emissions standards. These filters trap particulate matter left over from the combustion process that can be harmful if inhaled by humans. Gasoline-powered cars generally produce lower levels of particulate-matter emissions than their diesel counterparts, and thus haven't been equipped with filters. DON'T MISS: Mercedes-Benz electric cars: more details of 4 models for 2020 emerge But Mercedes-Benz believes fitting gasoline cars with the particulate filters from its diesel cars could help meet stricter future emissions standards. The German carmaker says it is planning "large-scale use" particulate filters in gasoline-powered cars, and claims to be the first company to make this move. Positive results from ...

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