LONDON – Despite public promises by four auto makers to provide better access to their technical data, European Union vehicle repair companies says vital information still is being withheld. The European Commission earlier this year ordered DaimlerChrysler AG, Toyota Motor Corp., General Motors Corp. and Fiat Automobiles SpA to improve access to technical information following findings that data supplied to independent repair firms for the Mercedes-Benz, Smart, Fiat, Alfa Romeo, Lancia, ...

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