Nissan Motor Co. starts reducing the amount of platinum used for the diesel particulate filter by half. Japan..October..new model..diesel..car..oxide of nitrogen..exhaust..amount..large reduction..obligate..advanced..each country..exhaust emissions regulations..strengthen..move..extend..inside..soar..platinum..quantity consumed..suppress..purifier..lowering the cost..attempt.
It has been understood to mix the alternative quality of the iron system by a joint research with Nagoya University etc. , and to achieve the effect of the exhaust gas purification even with the catalyst that decreases platinum. It is said that a new catalyst is more excellent than the platinum catalyst with the fault to which the cleaning ability decreases also in durability when years pass. The subsidy of the government is received, and it will aim at the development of the mass production technology in five years through "New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)".