Daimler Vows Fight After France Doubles Down On Car Ban

Law360, New York (July 26, 2013, 2:17 PM EDT) -- Daimler AG immediately vowed renewed legal action Friday after France said it would continue to block registrations of certain Mercedes that use a banned type of air-conditioning refrigerant.

The back and forth came one day after a French court overturned a previous registration freeze on the cars, which France claims are flouting a European Union ban on the refrigerant R134a that went into effect in January. On challenge from Daimler, the court found procedural flaws in the French rule.

On Friday, the French responded to that...
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