GM Unit Faces Spanish Antitrust Probe Over Spare Parts

Law360, New York (May 16, 2013, 3:51 PM EDT) -- Spain's antitrust watchdog said Thursday it would investigate General Motors Co.'s Opel unit to determine if the car company restrained competition on spare auto parts supplied to dealers and authorized mechanics.

The Spanish Comision Nacional de la Competencia opened a probe into whether General Motors SLU, or Opel, has engaged in anti-competitive behavior that has affected the supply of spare car parts to Opel dealers or auto repairers, the CNC said in a statement.

The antitrust investigation stems from a complaint lodged with the antitrust watchdog...
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