VENTURA, Calif., March 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Clean Diesel Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:CDTI) ("CDTi" or the "Company"), a leader in advanced emissions control solutions, announced that it has begun production of catalysts featuring CDTi's high-performance Mixed Phase Catalyst (MPC ®) technology for Honda's 2015 Acura TLX model. Shipments are expected to commence in the first half of 2014. Along with the Acura TLX, CDTi also provides its catalyst solutions to Honda for North American versions of their four- and six-cylinder Accord, Acura TSX and RLX, as well as Hybrid and Plug-In Hybrid models. The MPC ® design is focused on superior thermal stability, giving its catalyst products critical attributes that differentiate them from competing offerings:
- Significantly improved performance for a given level of precious metals — to meet increasingly stringent emissions standards and powertrain diversification; and
- Greatly reduced precious metal loadings to achieve a given emission standard.