Car and truck bearings (COMP/39.922) [Archived]
Car and truck bearings (COMP/39.922) [Archived]

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ARCHIVED–this archived case hub reflects the position at the date of the decision of 17 June 2014; it is no longer maintained.

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Case facts

Outline European Commission Article 101 TFEU investigation into a cartel in the market for car and truck bearings (COMP/39.922).

Latest development On 19 March 2014 the Commission issued its enforcement decision and it was announced that all six defendants had settled with the Commission.

The total fine imposed was €953.306m–this was broken down as follows:

• JTEKT was not fined as it received full immunity for informing the Commission of the cartel
• NSK was fined €62.406m (inclu