TURKISH COMPETITION AUTHORITY LAUNCHED AN INVESTIGATION AGAINST GERMAN AUTOMOTIVE COMPANIES
Turkish Competition Authority (TCA) has initiated an investigation against leading German automative producers. The investigation is based on following claims:
- The maximum speed at which adaptive cruise control can work and the maximum speed at which roofs can be opened and closed was set jointly,
- The use of petrol particulate filter was prevented and its roll-out was delayed,
- Competitively sensitive information regarding SCR technology were shared, and
- The size of AdBlue tank was determined jointly.
Thus, TCA launched an investigation against the Germany based automotive companies shall be initiated to find whether article 4 of the Act no 4054 was violated within the scope of the said claims and whether the alleged practices affected Turkish market. (TCA Decision – 11.06.2020, 20-28/346-M)
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