EU unveils new antitrust rules for car industry


BRUSSELS, May 27 (Reuters) - New antitrust rules governing agreements between carmakers and their dealers will boost competition in the sector and lead to lower car repair costs for consumers, EU antitrust regulators said on Thursday. The new rules will apply from June 1 for the repair and maintenance sector and from June 1, 2013, for the car-sales market, replacing the current regime which expires at the end of this month. "I strongly believe the new framework will bring tangible benefits ...

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