Pressure builds on Daimler to fall into line with R1234yf

Daimler is looking increasingly isolated in its refusal to use HFO R1234yf in its new cars, following news that other car makers have found no new safety risks.

The owner of Mercedes now faces the threat of heavy fines for flouting the Mobile Air Conditioning Directive, which banned refrigerants with a GWP of over 150 after 11 January this year, after the EC confirmed that all carmakers must comply with the directive.

Click here to read the more (from Refrigeration and Air Conditioning magazine February 2013).

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