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France Reinforces Ban on Mercedes-Benz A-Class, B-Class, CLA-Class Sales, Registrations

Last Friday, France reinforced its registration ban for certain Mercedes-Benz models, as the German automaker insists on using a particular refrigerant apart from the one mandated by the European Union. According to the environment ministry, the ban will be in force while Mercedes-Benz refuses to conform to the regulations set by the EU. Sales are also prohibited for Mercedes-Benz vehicles that have been assembled since June 12 this year, since they still use coolant R134a. The affected models include the A-Class, B-Class, and the new CLA-Class. Daimler went on to appeal the sales freeze, which prompted an administrative court to tell France to reevaluate the case. As France remained firm… Continue Reading »


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