The Munich state court, around car 3800 firm action against the so-called load-cartel submitted. Three delivery trucks is estimated, brought three tons of files to the court building, a spokeswoman said. Against which manufacturers the action was executed is not initially known.

The Truck cartel, was flown in 2011. The manufacturer, Daimler, MAN, Volvo/Renault, Iveco and DAF had denied between 1997 and 2011, prices, and costs in connection with compliance with more stringent emissions regulations on to their customers. The EU Commission imposed in the summer of 2016, the fines amounting to a total of almost four billion euros. The highest single penalty of around one billion euros, had to pay Daimler. The VW-daughter, YOU remained in the competitive process as a key witness spared.

at the Time, had asked for next to the Deutsche Bahn and the Bundeswehr is also more than 3200 companies concerned in damages. Behind the action of the Federal Association of road haulage, logistics and disposal (BGL) in Frankfurt and the legal Department head of financial rights claims.

The two organizations filed the new lawsuit, like the “Stuttgarter Zeitung” reported. In both methods it comes to the BGL, to a total of 149.000 trucks, in which the buyers are said to have been affected by the price fixing.


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