Scania fails in legal action against penalty in truck cartel

Volkswagen subsidiary Scania has lost its legal battle over a heavy fine for the truck cartel at the EU court in Luxembourg. The case was dismissed, and the fine of around €880 million imposed was upheld, the court announced on Wednesday. Scania had challenged the 2017 fine decision because it was based on the same evidence as a settlement procedure by the EU Commission with other manufacturers involved in the cartel. The Swedes had initially also participated in this but then backed out. The EU’s two-pronged approach was lawful, the EU court declared.

Continue reading now

Get 30 days of free access to the Decision Brief to read these and more quality news every day.

Are you already a guest at the Europe.Table? Log in now


    London rejects Scottish referendum
    Turkey sends gas drill ship to the eastern Mediterranean Sea
    Covid aid: Poland threatens Brussels with consequences
    Oil price rises after supply disruption via Druzhba pipeline