KARIYA – The debate over automotive heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system refrigerants is expected to heat up in the next few years as European and American car makers find themselves going in opposite directions. And again, the Japanese auto industry is caught in the middle. At stake are tens of billions of dollars in revenues in North America and Europe, and many more billions in the emerging markets of China, India and Latin America. “The U.S. and Europe are likely ...
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