These web pages mainly contain information on the Commission's antitrust activities in the sector, among other things the new Competitition law framework for Motor Vehicles. In this field the new Block Exemption Regulation 461/2010 provides a sector-specific regulatory framework for vehicle distribution and repair.
The motor vehicle sector is an important one, both from the point of view of the economy as a whole and the individual consumer. DG Competition’s work in this sector includes market monitoring, competition advocacy as well as enforcement in individual cases in the merger, state aids and anti-trust fields.
These web pages mainly contain information on the Commission's antitrust activities in the sector. These pages also give details of other applicable legislation, information on cases of relevance to the sector, as well as the Commission’s reports on car prices across the EU, and other documents.
Links are also provided to information on mergers and state aids.
Car manufacturers' contact points
List of contact points set up by car manufacturers to help consumers that encounter difficulties when trying to buy a vehicle.
Other Commission pages on motor vehicles
This site relates to the Commission’s activities in the field of competition. Other Commission departments deal with other aspects of EU policy relating to motor vehicles. If you require information on these aspects, please visit the relevant pages at DG Enterprise, DG Environment and DG Transport.