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The EU Commission fines several truck manufacturers for cartel (Scania)

Antitrust: Commission fines Scania €880 million for participating in trucks cartel* The European Commission has found that Scania broke EU antitrust rules. It colluded for 14 years with five other truck manufacturers on truck pricing and on passing on the costs of new technologies to meet stricter emission rules. The Commission has imposed a fine of €880 523 000 on Scania. In July 2016, the Commission reached a settlement decision concerning the trucks cartel with MAN, DAF, Daimler, Iveco and Volvo/Renault. Scania decided not to settle this cartel case with the Commission, unlike the other five participants in the trucks cartel. As a result, the Commission's investigation against Scania was carried out under the standard cartel procedure. Commissioner for Competition, Margrethe

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European Commission, The EU Commission fines several truck manufacturers for cartel (Scania), 27 September 2017, e-Competitions Bulletin September 2017, Art. N° 84863

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