The European Commission is launching a "thorough investigation" into about $78 million in aid the German government proposes granting to the Edscha motor components group for construction of a new car plant in Ichtershausen (Thuringen). The EC says it has "so far not been able to establish whether the planned aid meets the requirements of the state-aid framework for the automobile sector." (See related story: EU Questions German Aid to DC) Edscha wants to set up a greenfield ...

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