Air coolant row empties Mercedes showrooms in France

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By Mark John and Pauline Ades-Mevel PARIS, July 30 (Reuters) - July is never the best month for car sales but Oussama Kaddoura, a Daimler Mercedes agent for the past 30 years, has rarely seen one as bad as this. France's move to outlaw sales of several Mercedes models for using an air-conditioner coolant banned by the European Union not only stops him delivering cars already on order, but is also scaring new clients away from his showroom in east Paris. ...

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