About this initiative


EU antitrust rules usually ban vertical agreements and concerted practices, which are likely to restrict competition in a given sector.

There is currently an exemption for certain agreements and practices in the automotive sector, but this expires on 31 May 2023.

This evaluation will check whether the exemption is still effective, efficient, and consistent with other EU and national rules.

Type of act


Feedback: closed

Evaluation and Fitness Check Roadmap
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Feedback period
19 February 2019 - 19 March 2019 (midnight Brussels time)
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Feedback (33)

  • GANVAM (Spain)
    19 Marzo 2019 Business association
    GANVAM (Spain)

    Contribuciones de GANVAM, Asociación Española de Vendedores y Reparadores de Vehículos a Motor, a la Consulta Pública de la Comisión sobre sobre la revisión de las exenciones a las reglas de competencia en el sector de automoción.

  • Leaseurope (Belgium)
    19 March 2019 Company/business organisation
    Leaseurope (Belgium)

    Leaseurope welcomes the opportunity to contribute to this evaluation on behalf of the European automotive leasing and rental industries. Leaseurope believes that the exemption has been most beneficial for the consumer and recommends that the regulation and accompanying guidelines should not only be maintained, but future-proofed. The automotive value chain has significantly been affected by the emergence of new connected services and the use...

  • Anonymous (Austria)
    19 März 2019 Other
    Anonymous (Austria)

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Public consultation

Feedback: upcoming
Planned for
Second quarter 2020

Commission adoption

Planned for
Second quarter 2021

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