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Mercedes-Benz to equip first vehicle models with CO2 A/C systems

By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor In order to comply with the legal provisions going into effect in 2017, Mercedes-Benz will equip its vehicles with air conditioning systems that meet all the relevant performance and safety requirements. The Stuttgart-based automobile … Continue reading

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Daimler and Others “Press Ahead” with CO2 Mobile Air Conditioning

Reported by Reuters news agency (Mar 6) German luxury carmaker Daimler AG and several of its German peers took an initial step towards resolving a safety scare over a new air conditioning refrigerant developed to meet an EU mandate. Daimler … Continue reading

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It’s back! R-744

By Jim Taylor, Editor MACS ACtion Magazine The U.S. EPA has issued a final rule for the use of carbon dioxide (CO2 or R-744)  in motor vehicle air conditioning systems. Wait a minute; didn’t we hear that before? Well, yes, … Continue reading

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