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Mercedes-Benz Cars In Danger of Getting Recalled by EU

In January 2011, the EU mandated all car manufacturers to stop using the R134a-based refrigerant due to its high carbon emission. The EU ordered that the old coolant should be replaced by the R1234yf. According to the EU, the R134a possesses a Global Warning Potential (GWP) figure equivalent to 1,430. On the other hand, the replacement only has a GWP of four which makes it very ideal for the environment. A two-year grace period was given to all car manufacturers after the effectivity of the new law. But last January, the grace period came to an end. However, Mercedes-Benz remained firm in its position to stick with the R134a. The… Continue Reading »


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