Emission Characteristics of New Vegetable Oil Compatible Exhaust Gas Stage IIIA Tractors

P. Emberger, K. Thuneke, T. Gassner & E. Remmele
Rapeseed oil fuelled tractors gain more and more importance in Germany. Since 2008 series produced vegetable oil compatible tractors are on the market and have a technical release for rapeseed oil due to DIN V 51605. However, the emission characteristics of those new exhaust gas stage IIIA tractors are widely unknown. Objects of investigation were two commercially available Fendt 820 Variogreentec tractors equipped with a two-tank-system with fuel-management. As fuels diesel, rapeseed oil and for...