The EU Commission prohibits a concentration between two Swedish truck producers (Volvo / Scania)

"Case No : COMP/M. 1672 – Volvo/Scania"*Introduction On 15 March 2000, the Commission decided to declare the proposed concentration between the two Swedish truck producers, Volvo and Scania, incompatible with the common market. The prohibition decision was based on what may be summarised as a straightforward case of classical horizontal overlaps and high market shares. In particular it was found that the proposed concentration would have created dominant positions on: the markets for heavy trucks in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Ireland; the markets for touring coaches in Finland and the United Kingdom; the market for inter-city buses in Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland; and the market for city buses in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Ireland. This purpose of this

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  • Swedish Competition Authority (Stockholm)

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Dan Sjöblom, The EU Commission prohibits a concentration between two Swedish truck producers (Volvo / Scania), 15 March 2000, e-Competitions March 2000, Art. N° 39284

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