The Turkish Competition Authority requests a car manufacturer to amend the non-qualitative criterion of its authorized service agreement and the use of equipment to prevent discrimination between existing and new authorized providers (Renault Trucks Turkiye Ticaret)

The Turkish Competition Board evaluates the authorized service agreement and the practices of the manufacturer Renault Trucks Turkiye Ticaret A.S. under (i) Article 3, 5, 6 of the Block Exemption Communiqué n° 2005/4 on Vertical Agreements and Concerted Practices in the Motor Vehicle Sector with regard to the obligations of manufacturers against the independent private service providers, (ii) the relevant Guide on the Communiqué, and (iii) the Article 4 and 5 of the Act n° 4054, related to the restriction of competition and the individual exemption respectively. The Applicant, who is an independent repairer of and service provider to motor vehicles, logged a complaint to the Competition Board (the “Board”) and alleged that the Supplier was (i) applying non-qualitative criteria while

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