R1234yf in 7 million cars by 2016

Refrigerant manufacturer DuPont expects to see the low GWP R1234yf replacement in 7 million car air conditioning systems by the end of next year.

While the new refrigerant continues to attract negative press in Germany, where Daimler is refusing to use the new gas on safety grounds, according to DuPont the rest of the global car market is adopting the new refrigerant. DuPont continues to see rapid transition to HFO1234yf refrigerant for automotive air conditioning, and they expect to see the refrigerant in 3 million cars by the end of 2014, with that number growing to 7 million by the end of 2015…

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