P - Particulate trap/filter

05 June 2006

Particulate trap/filter - Diesel engines emit tiny pieces of carbon, known as particulates, which are harmful to the lungs. Particulate traps (or filters) virtually eliminate these emissions, although diesel fuel with a very low sulphur content is needed for the system to work at its best. Peugeot and Citro├źn have led the way in the introduction of this technology.


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