LONDON – The European Commission is asking leading German auto makers to sign new contracts with their dealers in order to bring in a reformed car-distribution regime by Oct. 1. The EC warns that failure to agree could expose the auto makers to anti-cartel action in national courts. The move follows complaints by German dealers that the auto makers are trying to impose unacceptable terms on them. The new rules, which do away with block-exemption laws, are designed to promote competition ...

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