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Emission Control Catalysts

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary4
Summary6
Emission control catalysts for mobile sources9
Products and functions9
Gasoline engine 9
Diesel engines11
Fuel properties13
Industry structure14
Market participants15
BASF Catalysts15
Cataler Corporation15
Johnson Matthey Catalysts16
Kunming Sino-Platinum Metal Catalyst Co., Ltd.17
Umicore17
Wuxi Weifu Lida Catalytic Converter Co., Ltd.17
Catalyst suppliers by region18
North America18
South America18
Europe, the Middle East, and Africa18
Japan19
China20
Other Asia22
Operating characteristics23
Research and development23
Manufacturing23
Marketing23
Cost structure23
Profitability24
Government regulations24
North America25
Regulations for fuel quality25
Emission standards for mobile sources27
Cars and light-duty trucks27
Heavy-duty trucks and buses29
Off-road vehicles, locomotive, and marine30
Central and South America30
Europe32
Regulations for fuel quality33
Emission standards for mobile sources34
Light-duty vehicles (passenger cars and light commercial vehicles)34
Heavy-duty diesel engines36
On-road36
Off-road37
Motorcycles and mopeds37
Japan38
Regulations for fuel quality38
Gasoline38
Gas oil/diesel oil39
Emission standards for mobile sources39
Light-duty vehicles and heavy-duty diesel engines39
Nonroad41
China42
Regulations for fuel quality42
Emission standards for mobile sources43
Catalyst markets for emission control for mobile sources44
Consumption and markets44
Vehicle production47
Passenger cars47
Motorcycles and mopeds48
Catalyst consumption48
Heavy-duty diesel vehicles50
Small engines (motorcycles and mopeds, off-road equipment)51
Future trends and strategic issues52
Emission control catalysts for stationary sources54
Products and functions54
Industry structure57
Market participants57
North America58
Europe, Middle East, and Africa59
Japan61
China62
Operating characteristics64
Research and development64
Marketing64
Government regulations64
United States65
Europe66
Large combustion plants directive66
Waste Incineration Directive67
VOC Solvents Directive67
Vapor emissions from fuel distribution and storage67
Marine and rail applications67
Japan68
China69
Consumption and markets71
Trends72
Platinum group metals (PGms) for emission control catalysts74
Sources and production74
Consumption of PGMs in catalysts74
Platinum75
Palladium76
Rhodium76
Recovery of PGMs76
Prices77

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