With carbon emissions cited as a contributing factor of global warming, E3 Spark Plugs has taken steps to reduce carbon emissions from internal combustion engines by developing a low emissions spark plug. E3's revolutionary "green" spark plug for automotive, small engine and powersports applications is proven to reduce harmful carbon emissions as much as 58 percent in small engines while improving fuel economy as much as 13 percent.
E3 will also make a donation of 1 percent of company revenue from all plugs sold from Nov. 1 – Dec. 31 to The Nature Conservancy in recognition of Climate Change Day on Nov. 3. This includes 1 percent of sales revenue from over 12,000 retail stores including CSK, Pep Boys, Home Depot, Advance Auto, Lowe's, Wal-Mart and more.
"We are extremely proud to make this gift to The Nature Conservancy," says Todd Arey, E3's president. "Conservation has an important role to play in addressing the climate crisis and we hope this donation will assist the Conservancy as it works to preserve life on Earth for the benefit of both nature and people."
Steve Ertel, director of media relations for The Nature Conservancy, adds: "We really appreciate this donation. Anything a corporation such as E3 can do to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions is a positive step in the right direction and will help mitigate the negative effects of climate change."
E3 spark plugs reduce hydrocarbon (HC), carbon monoxide (CO) and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, a claim that cannot be made by any other spark plug on the market. E3's proprietary electrode design ensures a more complete combustion of the air/fuel mixture. Test results have demonstrated a reduction of emissions in all engine classes and as much as a 58 percent reduction of emissions in small engines with continued use. Fuel economy is increased on average, 3-13 percent depending on engine class.
In 2000, the EPA included the E3 spark plug in EPA rulemakings governing engine emissions under 19kW. E3 is the only spark plug that has been recognized by the EPA as a supplemental emissions technology device.
For more information about E3 spark plugs, visit the company's Web site.