EC to review online parts network BRUSSELS — The European Commission says it will look at a plan by Ford Motor Co., General Motors Corp. and DaimlerChrysler AG to set up an online parts-buying network to insure it does not violate antitrust rules. The EC has spoken with automakers but will not start a formal investigation until the companies have a more finalized plan. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has reportedly started looking at how the deal will affect business in the U.S. City ...

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