Electric cars may be the way of the future, and that future may be arriving far sooner than a lot of people realize. Mercedes-Benz has always been an auto manufacturer that recognized this, and it has never been shy of rising to the challenge to be as environmentally friendly as possible when it comes to its cars. The various components that made up the system included:. Of course, none of this meant that drivers had to sacrifice the raw power that diesel-powered vehicles became known for — far from it.
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What is Mercedes-Benz BlueTEC®?
BlueTEC is a trademark name used by Mercedes-Benz to describe its diesel engine exhaust treatment system. In order to keep up with the steadily evolving and increasingly demanding emissions laws of North America and Europe, the company has designed and released two versions of this system. Version one was released for the U. The Mercedes-Benz BlueTEC system begins at the engine's combustion chamber with improved fuel burn characteristics that enhance efficiency, as well as minimize unburned fuel particles that would ordinarily have to be treated downstream.
What Is BlueTEC® Technology?
BlueTEC is Daimler AG 's marketing name for engines equipped with advanced NO x reducing technology for vehicle emissions control in diesel -powered vehicles. The technology in BlueTec vehicles includes a selective catalytic reduction SCR system that uses diesel exhaust fluid , and a system of NOx adsorbers the automaker calls DeNO x , which uses an oxidizing catalytic converter and diesel particulate filter combined with other NO x reducing systems. District Judge Jose L. Linares dismissed the lawsuit without prejudice, finding the plaintiffs had alleged no standing. At that time, these BlueTEC vehicles were and state legal, respectively, in the United States a state vehicle does not meet the more stringent California emission standards that have also been adopted by four other states. VW did not want to use a competitor's branding for a product they would introduce into the market.