Hauliers have borne a lot of burdens and extra taxes, but the current situation has made doing business much more difficult for them. Their day-to-day operations are adversely affected by the economic downturn, the closure of stores and factories, as well as quarantines and lockdowns.
But what about compensation claims?Read More
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:Read More
The Truck Cartel was first exposed to potential victims in 2016 when the European Commission completed the formal investigation condemning the truck manufacturers and imposing a EUR 2.93 billion fine on them for conducting a secret price agreement.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More