Lake Forest, Illinois, May 18, 2017 – Tenneco Inc. (NYSE: TEN), a global supplier of Ride Performance and Clean Air products and systems, announced today that it is supplying full Clean Air systems for the new Land Rover Discovery. This model will feature Tenneco’s latest selective catalytic reduction technologies, diesel particulate filter and muffler systems.
The seven-seat Land Rover Discovery is the latest generation of one of the brand’s most popular models.
“The new Discovery will help showcase Tenneco’s leadership in the development of innovative and effective Clean Air solutions,” said Patrick Guo, executive vice president, Tenneco, and president, Clean Air. “We are pleased to partner with Jaguar Land Rover and to contribute with technologies that help protect the air we breathe.”
Tenneco develops and delivers Clean Air products and systems that help promote healthy lives by reducing the emission of potentially harmful pollutants. These solutions are engineered to meet global emissions standards anywhere in the world and to support engine and vehicle manufacturers’ use of any modern powertrain technology. The Clean Air systems for the Land Rover will be manufactured by Tenneco in Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales, U.K.
Tenneco is an $8.6 billion global manufacturing company with headquarters in Lake Forest, Illinois and approximately 31,000 employees worldwide. Tenneco is one of the world’s largest designers, manufacturers and marketers of clean air and ride performance products and systems for automotive and commercial vehicle original equipment markets and the aftermarket. Tenneco’s principal brand names are Monroe®, Walker®, XNOx® and Clevite®Elastomers.
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