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European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager speaks during a media conference regarding a truck cartel case at EU headquarters in Brussels

EU regulators fined Scania €880 million on Wednesday for taking part in a truckmakers cartel which has already cost four of its peers a combined €2.9 (...)

Vovlo CEO Hakan Samuelsson at the launch of the new Volvo XC60 at the Geneva motor show earlier this month: “When it comes to autonomous cars, people will think twice before they really sit back and relax and watch a movie.” Photograph: Denis Balibouse/Reuters

Volvo’s corporate persona is that of the sensible Swede, safety-conscious if a little staid. In reality it’s a motoring minnow making some of the bo(...)

 Scania AB factory  in Sodertalje, Sweden: While no finding has been make against Scania, an investigation by the European Commission into  the company is  ongoing and Irish hauliers have taken  proceedings  against the   truck manufacturer. Photographer: Erik Abel/Bloomberg

Dozens of damages claims by Irish hauliers against Europe’s biggest truck manufacturers over alleged anti-competitive practices have come before the H(...)

European Competition Commissioner  Margrethe Vestager   imposed the highest fine ever on five EU truckmakers for price fixing cartel.  Photograph: Reuters

Five of Europe’s biggest truckmakers Daimler, Paccar and two other truckmakers were fined a record €2.9 billion by EU antitrust regulators on Tuesday (...)

DAF: one of six companies to be fined for colluding to fix prices over many years

Brussels will this week unleash record-breaking cartel fines against Europe’s biggest truckmakers, hitting the group with a multibillion-euro penalty (...)

Got yourself a bog standard beloved? Didn’t think so. Then why settle for just AN Other honeymoon? You know, the resort with the palm trees, the powd(...)

Driving trucks close together is not only safer but also more fuel efficient, according to industry estimates

The modern car is thinking for itself and offering such options as lane-keeping assist, pedestrian protection and systems to prevent rear-end shunts. (...)

General view of the container terminal “Burchardkai” of the Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) in the harbour of Hamburg

German exports fell by more than expected in June and industrial output also declined, ending an otherwise strong second quarter on a weak note in a (...)

Volkswagen Group chairman Dr Martin Winterkorn is said to be examining whether the reorganised company would still need a Group-level executive for sales, marketing, production and China. Photograph: Guenter Schiffmann/Bloomberg News

No sooner is Ferdinand Piech out of the way than the Volkswagen Group prepares for its biggest organisational shake-up in a generation. German media i(...)

Malcolm Rifkind (left) and Jack Straw face claims on February 23, 2015 that they offered to use their positions to help a private company in return for cash following an undercover investigation. Photograph: Justin Tallis/Leon Nealleon/AFP/Getty Images

The Conservative Party has suspended the whip from former foreign secretary Malcolm Rifkind, and a party disciplinary committee will investigate cash-(...)

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