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EU antitrust watchdog fines Schaeffler, SKF and three others $1.3 billion


German engineering group Schaeffler, Sweden’s SKF and three Japanese car parts makers were fined a total €953.3 million ($1.3 million) by European Union antitrust regulators for taking part in a ball bearings cartel. The sanctions are the latest from the European Commission which is investigating price-fixing of more than 100 car parts by more than 70 companies in the auto industry. ...
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