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GMC Creates 'Virtual' Hot and Cold Comfort
Refrigeration guru uses physical and digital dummies to cool GMC Terrain cabin
Jan 7, 2012, 10:16
Two New A/C Refrigerants Proposed at SAE Refrigerant Symposium
Don't look back now, R-1234yf, you have fierce competition for claiming the crown of "future vehicular refrigerant." AC-5 and AC-6 are on the immediate horizon. Just as efficient, less flammable and maybe cheaper.
Nov 11, 2011, 16:28
New Year Brings Improved Small Containers for Do-it-yourself Automobile Refrigerant
The regulation, one of a series of so-called discrete early action measures under AB 32, includes a new industry-run container deposit and recycling program to ensure the recovery of refrigerant remaining in a used can.
Jan 6, 2010, 15:07
DuPont Forms New Business to Accelerate Growth (includes refrigerant)
Chemicals & Fluoroproducts (including refrigerants) Business Brings Scope and Scale to Drive Growth in $10 Billion Market
Nov 11, 2009, 12:47
DuPont Recognizes European Patent for New Environmentally Preferable Automotive Air Conditioning Refrigerant
HFO-1234yf Has Lower Global Warming Potential Than Current Refrigerant
Nov 10, 2009, 15:15
DENSO Develops World’s First Passenger Vehicle Air Conditioning System Using an Ejector
The system will be installed on the new Prius, introduced by Toyota this month.
May 21, 2009, 15:14
European Commission closes MAC type-approval (R-134a) loophole
The EC has confirmed that it won't be possible after 2011 to use F-gas R-134a in any new type of vehicle even if the MAC system was type-approved before 2011.
Apr 16, 2009, 10:20
Amerigon Introduces Heated and Cooled Automotive Cup Holder
Major Automotive Manufacturer to Launch in Fall 2010
Apr 14, 2009, 12:30
German TV explains car industry boycott of EU law
By simply labelling a new car model as an old one with minor revisions, car makers plan to continue using R134a.
Apr 10, 2009, 09:45
Germans will not respect MAC Directive deadline of 2011, says DUH
The German car industry has stopped all developments on new refrigerants, planning to simply not comply with a EU law banning the current fluid R134a from 2011 on, according to the German NGO Deutsche Umwelthilfe.
Apr 9, 2009, 13:28
Preh to Supply Electronic Remote Climate Control Module for 2010 Ford Mustang
The Electronic Control Unit hardware was developed for Ford as a remote HVAC module (RCCM), comprising electronics hardware but no visible parts in the car's interior.
Apr 2, 2009, 12:35