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The Benefits of Bus, Coach and Truck DPF Cleaning

As you probably know, practically all vans, buses, coaches, lorries and commercial vehicles on our roads are diesel-powered. Diesel is simply the fuel of choice for professional users due to the longevity of engines, better fuel economy compared to petrol, and massive torque those engines can produce, which is essential for carrying or towing huge […]

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Drive Cleaner – Why it Matters

Why bother to clean your Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF)? Well, it matters for 3 crucial reasons: 1. Driving legally Firstly, to drive legally your vehicle must meet certain limits on emissions. These are tested on an MOT, but also in Low Emission Zones which are being introduced this year in several cities across the UK. […]

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How can HGVs prepare for UK low emission zones

Now, more than ever, it is vital to ensure your diesel vehicle complies with emission levels and avoids costly fines. London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) is expanding this year along with new Low Emission Zones (LEZ) or Clean Air Zones (CAZ) across the UK. How is the London ULEZ expanding? On 25th October 2021, […]

Top questions about diesel particulate filters

As experts in emissions control and commercial vehicle exhausts, Excalibre answer some of the most frequently asked questions about diesel particulate filters (DPF)….  1. What is a diesel particulate filter? A diesel particulate filter (DPF) is a filter that captures exhaust soot in order to reduce emissions from diesel cars. It does this by trapping […]

DPF Cleaning in Gloucestershire

DPF Cleaning in Gloucestershire

Initial plans for a clean air zone are currently underway in Cheltenham. The spa town is currently seeing illegally-high levels of toxic nitrogen dioxide so an area for zero emission vehicles could see older more polluted vehicles charged, or even completely banned in order to reduce air pollution is being explored by civic chiefs. Vehicles are a major […]