LONDON – In an important victory for the European car industry over the European Commission, a European Union junior court says a fine levied on Volkswagen AG by the EC in 2001 is unlawful. The Court of First Instance says the €30.96 million($37.6 million) fine should be overturned as the Commission did not prove its case that VW's actions were against EU competition regulations. VW told German dealers not to sell Passat below recommended selling price. In 1996 and 1997, ...

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