The European Court denies Volkswagen AG’s appeal of an €90 million ($101 million) fine imposed by the European Union for restrictive sales practices. The court says the fine will serve as a “deterrent” for other auto makers as the EU revamps its sales and distribution rules. The case revolved around VW’s attempts to prevent German customers from buying VW- and Audi-brand vehicles in Italy during the mid-1990s. Germans were crossing the borders because the vehicles were priced lower in ...

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