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Eaton Supports Effort to Reduce Commercial Vehicle Emissions

November 15, 2018

CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 15, 2018--Over the past decade, power management company Eaton has worked closely with other industry leaders and regulatory agencies to ensure that emissions regulations are quantifiable and precise, and to establish one national standard that provides long-term regulatory stability and technology leadership for the industry.

Eaton is joining with industry leaders and top U.S. officials in support of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Cleaner Trucks Initiative, which will establish updated emission standards for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles through open and collaborative discussion among stakeholders.

“We are encouraged by today’s announcement, which is a next step towards establishing long-term national goals and regulatory certainty,” said Mihai Dorobantu, director, Technology Planning and Government Affairs, Eaton’s Vehicle Group. “We are looking forward to working with our OEM customers, industry partners, the EPA and other stakeholders to provide the market with clean and fuel-efficient technology options.”

Eaton is a leader in the development of solutions that help our customers comply with global emission regulations.

“Our engine air management product portfolio includes variable valve actuation to enhance aftertreatment control and TVS® air management solutions that provide precise air control for clean and efficient combustion,” said Dorobantu. “For zero-emission vehicles, our eMobility product line features multi-speed transmissions and high-voltage power electronics and distribution units.”

Learn more about the Cleaner Trucks Initiative here: https://www.epa.gov/regulations-emissions-vehicles-and-engines/cleaner-truck-initiative.

Eaton is a power management company with 2017 sales of $20.4 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 98,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit Eaton.com.

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CONTACT: Eaton

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KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA OHIO

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