AdBlue is especially developed for SCR technology. It is special, because it is an extremely pure solution. Heavy duty vehicle manufacturers demand this level of purity, because of the warranty they give on their vehicles.
All commercial vehicle manufacturers have to meet the Euro 5 and Euro 6 standards for diesel engine emission. Although Euro 5 emission standards could be met by EGR technology, Euro 6 standards (into force in September 2014) require the use of Selective Catalytic Reduction and AdBlue accordingly.
This will result in crossing the allowed emission levels. Running out of AdBlue will not cause your engine to stop working, but it will result in an increase of NOx emission. Some modern systems will limit engine power to comply to emission standards without AdBlue.
Yes. Using AdBlue with SCR technology can reduce fuel consumption up to 2%.
To find AdBlue filling points near you, click on you country in the left side menu and then click “Find selling points.” You will discover that AdBlue is everywhere.
No, AdBlue is not hazardous. It is a none toxic environmentally friendly solution.
No, AdBlue is not an additive. It has a separate system and never comes into contact with diesel.
The maximum storage period is 18 months as long as AdBlue is stored in the correct way. Temperature is a very important factor in this, as well as sealed packaging and a dry and well-ventilated storage space. Read more about Adblue storage in how to handle section.