VENTURA, Calif., Sept. 6, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Clean Diesel Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:CDTI) ("CDTi"), a cleantech emissions control company, announced today that it is participating in the 3rd annual Global Automotive Forum (GAF 2012) in Chengdu, China. The meeting brings together executives and leaders from the Chinese automotive industry, including the diesel sector, to discuss major trends in the industry and the future of automotive technology. "The Chinese diesel market is a significant part of the global industry with unique demands on technology and performance. We are pleased to have the opportunity to deepen our understanding of the specific needs of the Chinese on-road diesel market and we appreciate the opportunity to showcase our innovative solutions for the control of particulate matter from diesel engines – with potential, we believe, to meet Chinese diesel market requirements," said R. Craig Breese, CDTi's President and Chief Executive Officer. About CDTi CDTi is a vertically integrated global manufacturer and distributor of emissions control systems and products, focused on the heavy duty diesel and light duty vehicle markets. CDTi utilizes its proprietary patented Mixed Phase Catalyst (MPC®) technology, as well as its ARIS® selective catalytic reduction, Platinum Plus® fuel-borne catalyst, and other technologies to provide high-value sustainable solutions to reduce emissions, increase energy efficiency and lower the carbon intensity of on- and off-road engine applications. CDTi is headquartered in Ventura, California and currently has operations in the U.S., Canada, U.K., France, Japan and Sweden. For more information, please visit www.cdti.com . The Clean Diesel Technologies, Inc. logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=5742 Forward-Looking Statements Safe Harbor Certain statements in this news release, such as statements regarding Chinese requirements for control of particulate matter in diesel engines and CDTi's ability to offer products to meet those requirements and any potential gain of business in China, constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements involve known or unknown risks, including those detailed in CDTi's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of CDTi to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. CDTi assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking information contained in this release.
CONTACT: Kristi Cushing, Investor Relations Manager Tel: +1 (805) 639-9555