Truck manufacturers found GUILTY and FINED by the European Commission
On July 19, 2016, the EU Commission found that
Daimler, MAN, DAF, Iveco and Volvo, Renault were involved in illegal price agreements at the expense of their customers and imposed a record fine of 2.93 billion Euros.
Scania was unwilling to accept the settlement decision and decided to fight against it. However on September 27, 2017 Scania too was found to have broken the EU antitrust rules. Their fine amounted to 880 million Euros.
Since the EU Commission has already established that an illegal cartel had been created, there are damage claims for the cartel’s customers.
If you bought or leased a truck over 6.5 tonnes capacity (total weight) between 1997 and 2014, you are most likely to be entitled to compensation.