The EU car market under the new BER

Sector: Abuse of dominance | Competition Economics | Competition, Regulation and Business
Published: July, 2006
Document type: LE publication (working papers and economic briefs) 
Tagged: EC/EEA quantitative analysis

This Brief summarises our report for DG Competition and reviews market developments in automotive retailing and after-sales sectors following the entry into force of the Regulation No. 1400/2002 (the Block Exemption Regulation or, simply BER), the new EC regulation covering distribution and after sales services of new motor vehicles in the EU.