Have you bought a car in Spain between 2006 and 2013? If yes could benefit from compensation , recovering part of what you paid for it. As we reported a few months ago, the National Commission on Competition and Markets (CNMC) has sentenced millions to a lot of car brands that distribute vehicles in Spain fines. The reason? A pact Prices – anticompetitive practice – that is over harming consumers . You may have paid more than necessary for your car.
The CNMC has already imposed fines totaling 170 million euros to 21 brands and companies concerned.
By two consulting firms – Urban Science and Snap-On – they exchanged commercial information brands, prices, discounts, promotions and offers. To put it another way, played it safe, knowing the letters of other Spanish car dealerships . According to CNMC , no less than 91% of the market share of car distribution in Spain would have been covered by the manufacturers who have carried out this anti-competitive and unfair practice.
The OCU will present a prosecution for consumers affected by this price agreement can receive compensation . The amount is still unknown, but more than 1,000 consumers have already registered in the promoted by the OCU , which will be operational until next October 31 platform. They have also published a practical tool that lets you check whether you can benefit from this compensation, depending on the dealer and purchase date of your new vehicle, always between 2006 and 2013.
is expected to authorize the purview of this law claim for compensation, to the fines already imposed on 21 companies in the sector and before Spanish and Community level unprecedented. If you want to know more details about this “car sign”, we suggest you read the article thoroughly that has posted my partner David Villarreal, which leaves no one out undone. Similarly, at this link you can check if you are an affected and may receive such compensation.