Lake Forest, Illinois, November 9, 2012 – Tenneco Inc. (NYSE:TEN) recently announced that it will supply Scania Group with advanced diesel aftertreatment systems for its European on-road heavy-duty trucks ahead of the 2013 deadline for Euro VI implementation.
"We are proud to partner with Scania on this new generation of clean trucks, which will comply with the Euro VI requirements for reducing nitrogen oxides (NOx) particulate emissions,” said Gregg Sherrill, chairman and CEO, Tenneco. “Tenneco continues to grow in the commercial vehicle market, serving customers with a full suite of diesel aftertreatment solutions and global engineering support.”
This is the second on-road business award from Scania. Tenneco is currently supplying Scania with Euro V aftertreatment systems for South America from its manufacturing facility in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
The Euro VI systems will be manufactured at Tenneco’s emission control manufacturing facility in Edenkoben, Germany.
Tenneco is a $7.2 billion global manufacturing company with headquarters in Lake Forest, Illinois and approximately 24,000 employees worldwide. Tenneco is one of the world’s largest designers, manufacturers and marketers of emission control and ride control products and systems for the automotive and commercial vehicle original equipment markets and the aftermarket. Tenneco markets its products principally under the Monroe®, Walker® and Clevite®Elastomer brand names.
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