The Court specifies the temporal scope of the rules governing the limitation period for bringing an action for damages for infringements of competition law and of the rules governing the quantification of the harm resulting from such infringements and the rebuttable presumption relating to the existence of harm resulting from a cartel

(Source: Court of Justice of the European Union)

By decision of 19 July 2016, the European Commission found that, by agreeing, first, on the prices of trucks in the European Economic Area (EEA) from 1997 to 2011 and, second, on the timing and passing on of costs for the introduction of emission technologies required by EURO 3 to EURO 6 standards, Volvo and DAF Trucks participated, with a number of other truck manufacturers, in a cartel contrary to the EU law rules prohibiting cartels.  A press release was issued on the same day as the adoption of that decision and a summary was published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 6 April 2017.

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