UPDATE 1-EU court upholds bar on VW aid in eastern Germany


(Adds VW comment, share price) LUXEMBOURG, Sept 30 (Reuters) - The European Union's top court on Tuesday upheld a ban on German government subsidies to auto giant Volkswagen AG to build car plants in east Germany in the 1990s. The European Commission's competition watchdog in 1996 blocked 240 million Deutschmarks of state subsidies. The EU's Court of First Instance supported the decision in 1999, saying that Europe was building too many cars already. The lower court added that Germany ...

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