Dutch Court heralds success

Our attorneys have informed us that two actions (separately for new and used vehicles) were brought before Dutch court on 14th June 2021.

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A step in the right direction - 12 May 2021, Amsterdam

Despite the fact that the District Court of Amsterdam has repeatedly postponed the decision in the first batch of proceedings brought against the cartelists, where it was already dealt with the basis of the claim, we are pleased to inform you that on 12 May 2021 the Court issued a partial decision and that it is a very positive decision for the injured parties of the case.
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Truck Cartel Refunds – What is the status in March 2021

In re Truck Cartel, AT.39824, more than 60 judgments have been made favouring the claimants. What do previous judgments mean to our cases, and what are the next steps?

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Brexit and the UK truck cartel cases

UK’s recent departure from the European Union, no surprise, comes with some difficulties for the road haulage industry.
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Why class action lawsuits against the truck makers have failed in Germany (and why they work in the Netherlands)

No surprise, we always knew this will happen.

Class action lawsuits may sound great at a first glance: you’d assume if you combine interests and you assign your claims to one plaintiff who represents the case on court, your chance of winning is greater.

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Overcharged truck tolls on German roads

On 28 October 2020, Europe's top court ruled that tolls on heavy goods vehicles using German roads were overcharged. Contrary to EU law, the costs of the traffic police were also included in the fee.

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The chronological history of the Truck Cartel

The (price-fixing) Truck Cartel lasted for 14 years from 17 January 1997 until 18 January 2011 and was only revealed to the public years later in 2014. These are the most important stages and events of its history:

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Truck Cartel Refunds – Where are we in June, 2020?

So far there have been more than 50 judgments made in favour of the claimants in the famous Truck Cartel price fixing case in Germany.

There are already 2 completely successful judgements:

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Claim refund for trucks purchased in 2015 and 2016!

The (price-fixing) Truck Cartel lasted for 14 years from 17 January 1997 until 18 January 2011 and was only revealed years later in 2014.

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European Commission - Press release, Brussels, 19 July 2016

The European Commission found that MAN, Volvo/Renault, Daimler, Iveco, and DAF broke EU antitrust rules. These truck makers colluded for 14 years on truck pricing and on passing on the costs of compliance with stricter emission rules.

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