The Indian Competition Authority fines 14 car manufacturers for unilateral practices and anticompetitive agreements in the markets for spare car parts and car maintenance (Shri Shamsher Kataria / Honda Siel Cars India)

CCI penalizes 14 major Car Companies a penalty of INR 2544.64 Crores* The CCI by way of order dated August 25, 2014 in Shri Shamsher Kataria Vs Honda Siel Cars India Ltd. & Ors. has imposed a total penalty of INR 2,544.65 crore at 2% of total turnover in India on the 14 major car manufacturers for violating the Section 3 and Section of 4 of the Act. Shri Shamsher Kataria (“informant”) had filed an information with the CCI alleging anti-competitive conduct by 3 Car Companies, namely Honda Siel Cars India Ltd (“Honda”), the Volkswagen India Pvt. Ltd (“Volkswagen”) and Fiat India Automobiles Ltd (“Fiat”), in not allowing sale of the spare parts in the open market and restricting the after sales market for repairs and maintenance of their cars to the detriment of consumers and independent

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Man Mohan Sharma, The Indian Competition Authority fines 14 car manufacturers for unilateral practices and anticompetitive agreements in the markets for spare car parts and car maintenance (Shri Shamsher Kataria / Honda Siel Cars India), 25 August 2014, e-Competitions Bulletin August 2014, Art. N° 87160

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