PARIS – The European Parliament is toughening proposed European Union rules on vehicle air conditioning that would ban the use of the automotive refrigerant of choice – HFC134a – for new vehicle models from January 2011 and old models from 2014. Hoping to contribute to a reduction in global warming, Parliament voted to insist that by 2011 only carbon-dioxide systems be used for new vehicles. The move is expected to trigger intense research and development among auto makers, should the ...

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