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									                           Near Zero Emission

                           Vehicle Technologies

                                         Particulate Filter     Hybrid


Fuel Tank               Ure
                        Urea Tank
                                                                     Management &
            Energy Storage unit     Urea Metering Valve              System

October 30, 2008
Ford Motor Company Conference and Event Center
Dearborn, Michigan USA

                                               Sponsored by:
  Near Zero Emission
  Vehicle Technologies
    AGENDA                                              Please note that conference proceedings are not available

7:00 -                                                                 OEM Perspectives and Climate Change Challenges
8:15 a.m.    Registration and Continental Breakfast
                                                                       10:30 a.m.   2009 Durango/Aspen, No Compromise Hybrid
8:15 a.m.    OPENING REMARKS                                                        Chrysler (U.S.A.)
             Challenges and Successes Towards Near                                  Chrysler and Dodge are bursting onto the hybrid
             Zero Emission Vehicles                                                 scene in a big way. With the introduction of the new
             Dr. Joel Kopinsky, Managing Director                                   2009 Chrysler Aspen HEMI® Hybrid and 2009 Dodge
                                                                                    Durango HEMI® Hybrid, Chrysler delivers two hybrid-
             The ITB Group (U.S.A.)
                                                                                    electric vehicles that combine fuel-efficient advanced
                                                                                    hybrid technology with full-size sport-utility vehicle
  Exhaust Aftertreatment                                                            performance and capability. Chrysler’s advanced state-
                                                                                    of-the-art two-mode full hybrid system — developed
8:30 a.m.    Advanced Metal Substrate Technology for                                in partnership with General Motors, Mercedes-Benz
             Superior Catalyst Performance                                          and The BMW Group — integrates proven automatic
             EMITEC (U.S.A.)                                                        transmission technology with a patented hybrid-electric
             Increasing precious metal prices demands superior                      drive system to deliver the world’s first two-mode full
             performing catalysts. Advanced metal substrates are                    hybrid.
             a key enabler for catalyst performance improvements.
             Such substrates have many performance benefits 11:00 a.m.               Towards Sustainable Mobility: Energy
             including flexibility in size and shape as well as reduced              Diversity and Efficiency
             canning requirements. Improved mass transfer provides                  General Motors (U.S.A.)
             the opportunity for catalyst volume reduction leading to               Surging global energy demand, high energy prices
             significant cost savings. The use of advanced metal                     and concerns regarding climate change place energy
             substrates will be described for both SCR systems and                  usage for transportation in the spotlight. Alternative
             PM reduction devices.                                                  energy resources and on-vehicle carriers hold promise
                                                                                    to address the tight supply-demand balance but need
9:00 a.m.    Low Organic Content Mat Mount Materials for                            to simultaneously address the question of sustainability.
             Emission Control Devices                                               Cellulosic biofuels provide significant opportunity
             3M Automotive (U.S.A.)                                                 to lower the carbon footprint of liquid fuels, while
             Exhaust aftertreatment devices are used throughout                     electrification of the automobile will enable society to
             the industry to control internal combustion engine                     move towards using diverse and increasingly renewable
             pollution. These systems are typically composed of                     energy resources.
             a metal housing, ceramic monolithic substrate, and
             mat mount. To avoid damage to the monoliths and to        11:30 a.m.   Causes and Impacts of Global Climate
             prevent exhaust gas by-pass, the mounting mats are                     Change: An Update
             placed between the monoliths and metal housings.                       NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (U.S.A.)
             Recent trends in exhaust aftertreatment have created                   Industrial activity and land-use change have caused an
             unique mounting requirements requiring the need for                    increase in atmospheric carbon-dioxide (CO2) levels of
             low organic content mat mounts.                                        nearly 40% since the 19th century, most of this coming
                                                                                    in the past few decades. This new CO2 is responsible
9:30 a.m.    A New Economic Silicon Carbide Composite                               for much of the concurrent 0.8ºC increase of global-
             DPF Concept including SCR System with                                  average air temperature. Further increases of roughly
             Zeolith Catalyst for Euro VI Emissions Limits                          0.5ºC over the next several decades are locked in,
             Céramiques Techniques Industrielles (France)                           given the inertia of the climate system, and increases
             European legislation, together with economic drivers,                  beyond that are very likely, given projections for future
             has required that the concept of diesel exhaust                        CO2 emissions. Earth is already warmer than it has
             aftertreatment systems be reconsidered. All the                        been in at least 1,000 years. In the next few decades,
             elements: DOC, SiC DPF, SCR technology and eventual                    it may well reach the estimated temperature of the last
             microburner are discussed in terms of best location and                inter-glacial period, roughly 125,000 years ago when,
             efficiency in the system. Development of a catalyst                     among other differences, global sea level was 4 to 6
             DPF for SCR applications will be also presented.                       meters higher.

10:00 a.m.   Mid-Morning Break                                         12:15 p.m.   Lunch
Exhibitors: American BOA                                                       NORMA Group
            DuPont Automotive                                                  RayConnect
            Inergy Automotive Systems                                          Soutec Soudronic
            MWV Specialty Chemicals                                            Terra Environmental Technologies

   Urea-Based SCR Systems                                                   Further Reduction of Emissions

 1:30 p.m.   Diesel Exhaust Fluid                                         4:00 p.m.   PremAir® Ozone Destruction Catalyst System
             Terra Environmental Technologies (Canada)                                for Near Zero Emission Vehicles
             An overview of the benefits to a full custody supply                      BASF (U.S.A.)
             chain for urea distribution together with the developing                 Traditional approaches to pollution control have been
             North American market oversight programs to ensure                       to develop benign, non-polluting processes or to abate
             effective quality reaches the vehicle tank will be                       emissions at the tailpipe or stack before release to
             presented. Advanced formulation developments to                          the atmosphere. PremAir® Catalyst System takes
             broaden the maintenance and handling performance of                      a different approach and directly reduces ground-
             diesel exhaust fluid will also be discussed.                              level ozone in the ambient air. This technology
                                                                                      takes advantage of the large volumes of air that are
 2:00 p.m.   Integration of SCR Storage and Delivery                                  processed daily by mobile heat exchange devices.
             System in Passenger Cars                                                 The system involves placing a catalytic coating on a
                                                                                      vehicle’s radiator which converts ozone to oxygen
             Inergy Automotive Systems (U.S.A.)
                                                                                      as ambient air passes over the coated surfaces. The
             The SCR-technology for reducing NOx-emissions from
                                                                                      simplicity of the technology is that it provides a positive
             passenger cars is in its final steps towards production.
                                                                                      benefit to the environment while being passive to the
             This presentation describes the functions related to the
             storage and distribution of AdBlue® onboard the vehicle                  end user application. PremAir® catalyst technology
             and details thoroughly the storage of an additional liquid               gives automobile manufacturers an alternative tool
             system in a very confined and pre-defined car body. The                    for complying with non-methane organic gas (NMOG)
             venting and degradation of AdBlue® is outlined and the                   vehicle emission requirements.
             corresponding measures will be described. Solutions
             for the refilling of the AdBlue® container along with         4:30 p.m.   Development and Applications of PleatsorbTM
             a description of how to cope with freezing at winter                     Media to Reduce Engine Evaporative
             temperatures will also be identified.                                     Hydrocarbon Emissions
                                                                                      MANN+HUMMEL (U.S.A.)
 2:30 p.m.   Electrically Heated AdBlue® Supply Lines                                 Hydrocarbon traps are used in the air intake system to
             NORMA Group (U.S.A.)                                                     reduce evaporative emissions to the environment. A
             U.S. and European emission regulations force                             functional hydrocarbon trap will adsorb atmospheric
             manufactures to use SCR systems for diesel vehicles.                     hydrocarbons at vehicle shut-down and desorb them
             Since exhaust urea solutions freeze at -11°C, it                         back into the intake system upon vehicle start up.
             makes the use of heated supply lines and connectors                      MANN+HUMMEL’s exclusive PleatsorbTM media can
             mandatory. Available packaging restrictions put high                     be made into traps of different geometries and flow
             demand on the technical design. A new generation of                      considerations, full flow or bypass, to successfully
             highly integrated systems was developed for passenger                    reduce evaporative emissions to acceptable levels.
             car and commercial vehicles that fulfill the requirements                 Included will be a review of design options as well as
             on reliability and defrost specifications under harsh                     development challenges frequently encountered.
             environments that include impact and heat exposure.
                                                                          5:00 p.m.   Air Breathing Systems for Clean Diesel
 3:00 p.m.   Emission Measurement During SCR Tank                                     Engines
             Refilling                                                                 BorgWarner (U.S.A.)
             Kautex Textron (Germany)                                                 Lowering engine-out emissions is critical to reducing
             The storage of AdBlue® liquid onboard vehicles                           the cost and complexity of an emissions after-treatment
             equipped with SCR systems makes a refill of the                           system.      Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR), in
             storage tank necessary from time to time. During the                     combination with turbocharging, is one of the important
             operation time, the liquid is exposed to a variation of                  enablers for the diesel engine to meet the ever tighter
             possible environmental temperatures. As the liquid                       emission regulations. Providing the required amount
             and ammonia concentration are related to temperature                     of EGR in combination with optimum boost pressure
             influence, some ammonia emissions may occur in the                        during all operating conditions can significantly lower
             tank as well as during refilling. An overview will be                     NOx emissions. This presentation details the benefits
             given about measurement techniques and conditions                        and application of a hybrid (dual loop) EGR system in
             at which ammonia emissions have been observed in                         terms of deliverable EGR-rate, air/fuel ratio, pumping
             relation to the tank venting system.                                     losses and fuel consumption, taking into account
                                                                                      interaction between EGR and boosting technology.

 3:30 p.m.   Afternoon Break                                              5:30 p.m.   Closing Remarks and Cocktail Reception
Estimated 2008 Attendance Breakdown

                                                                       Tier One
   OEMs                                                                  19%


   Tier Two                                                            Material Suppliers
     21%                                                                      10%

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