The European Commission imposes a fine of € 71.825 M against German car manufacturer for three types of infringements of Article 81 of the EC Treaty (DaimlerChrysler, Mercedes)

"The fourth prohibition decision in the area of car distribution in four years: This time it’s Mercedes’ turn"*Introduction The Commission decided on 10 October 2001 to impose a fine of EUR 71.825 million on DaimlerChrysler AG for three types of infringements of Article 81 of the EC Treaty in the area of car distribution [1]. The decision concerns measures adopted by DaimlerChrysler in order to impede parallel trade in cars and limit competition in the leasing and sale of motor vehicles. This is the fourth Commission decision imposing a fine against a car manufacturer that does not respect EC competition rules [2]. The Commission started the investigation concerning the distribution of motor vehicles of the Mercedes-Benz make after receiving complaints from consumers about

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Hubert Gambs, Konrad Schumm, The European Commission imposes a fine of € 71.825 M against German car manufacturer for three types of infringements of Article 81 of the EC Treaty (DaimlerChrysler, Mercedes), 10 October 2001, e-Competitions Bulletin Parallel imports, Art. N° 36962

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