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  • funfundvierzig funfundvierzig Mar 10, 2013 7:06 PM Flag

    Are American Automakers Taking a Big Risk with Kullman Koolant?

    Exposure To Tort Litigation By Lowering Safety Standards?

    Good Evening, Bonsoir, Guten Abend,

    Readers, no doubt about it. The German car producers, Daimler, Volkswagen, BMW, have the highest reputations for auto safety. They set a very high bar. Given the potential danger of losing life in an extraordinarily toxic fireball caused by the Kullman Koolant (DuPont/Honeywell HFO1234yf A/C refrigerant) leaking over a hot engine in a serious crash, are General Motors and Ford going to risk what may be extremely costly litigation?

    More than any other country, America has a rigourous tort bar, protecting life and limb. We believe the executives of American carmakers will be huddling with their attorneys as much as they will be pow-wowing with their engineers and safety experts. Knowing the cogent findings of the investigations done by Daimler's engineers, American car executives would be putting a known potential danger into their cars by going with the grossly overpriced and highly questionable Kullman Koolant.

    In the meantime, disingenuous, if not dishonest DuPont bosses are claiming with a straight face to the media the Kullman Koolant is only "mildly flammable"! Have they even watched the Daimler videos?? At DuPont, it's IMAGE über alles. Public relations trump people.

    Merely the evening comments and perspective of one individual investor with F & DD shares, and long-time
    student of the dissimulating DuPont...funfundvierzig...funfun..

 
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