CASE COMMENTS: CARTELS - REDUCTION OF INNOVATIONS - SANCTIONS - FINES

Fines: The European Commission imposes substantial fines on several car manufacturers for colluding to restrict access to innovative technologies to reduce exhaust emissions from diesel cars beyond the level required by the european legislation (Daimler, BMW, Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. While agreements between companies are usually characterized by the concerted fixing of the price of a product or by the sharing of one or more markets, there are also more novel and highly topical hypotheses. Indeed, it is well known that environmental protection remains at the heart of current concerns, particularly at the EU level with the publication in mid-July by the European Commission of the "European Green Pact" aimed at drastically reducing the continent's greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. However, the EU

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Etienne Thomas, Fines: The European Commission imposes substantial fines on several car manufacturers for colluding to restrict access to innovative technologies to reduce exhaust emissions from diesel cars beyond the level required by the european legislation (Daimler, BMW, Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche), 8 July 2021, Concurrences N° 4-2021, Art. N° 103343, pp. 68-69

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