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Car refrigerant rejected by Daimler is safe, EU scientists say

March 10, 2014 12:20 CET
EU scientists say a new car refrigerant at the center of a dispute between European regulators and Daimler does not pose any serious safety risks.... Read More »


EU tightens CO2 cap for cars, fixing 2021 limit in deal with Germany

Feb. 25, 2014 13:11 CET
The EU has voted to impose a 95-gram cap on new-car CO2 emissions in 2020, but will delay full implementation of the cap until 2021 in a compromise deal with Germany.... Read More »


EU takes legal action against Germany in Daimler refrigerant dispute

Jan. 23, 2014 13:00 CET
The EU has started legal proceedings against Germany over Daimler's refusal to remove a banned refrigerant from new Mercedes cars.... Read More »


German officials provide mixed ruling on Honeywell refrigerant

Aug. 8, 2013 15:34 CET
A new air conditioning refrigerant used in cars poses no material risk to occupants even if it is more dangerous than an older alternative now being phased out to meet environmental rules, German officials said in a closely watched report.... Read More »


EU seeks to defuse row over Mercedes refrigerant

Aug. 6, 2013 20:12 CET
The European Commission will mediate in a dispute over an air conditioning refrigerant in Mercedes cars. France has refused to register A-, B- and CLA-class models because they use a banned refrigerant.... Read More »


Daimler requests court injunction against French sales ban

Aug. 2, 2013 12:53 CET
Daimler will ask France's Council of State, the highest administrative court in the country, to lift a ban on sales of certain Mercedes models.... Read More »


More EU states could block Daimler sales in refrigerant dispute

July 17, 2013 21:54 CET
More EU countries could join France in blocking registrations of new Daimler vehicles using a banned refrigerant after European governments agreed to take action against the carmaker.... Read More »


EU warns Germany over Mercedes car refrigerant

July 10, 2013 08:15 CET
The European Commission has warned Germany it faces possible action over Daimler's refusal to remove a banned refrigerant from new cars, after France moved to block most Mercedes sales within its borders.... Read More »


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