Car buyers could get compensation after claims of price fixing by shipping companies

Motorists and firms who bought or leased a new car involving Oct 2006 and September 2015 could be entitled to compensation, following claims that 5 shipping organizations conspired to resolve the costs they billed for transporting new cars and vans to the United kingdom. An believed 80 for each cent of motorists who ordered a car or van through the over period could have been overcharged as a final result of the cartel.

The compensation could crop up due to a group legal action that has been filed to the UK’s Levels of competition Attraction Tribunal (CAT) beneath the Customer Legal rights Act. The action claims 5 maritime carriers – MOL, “K” Line, NYK, WWL/EUKOR and CSAV – participated in a cartel the could have noticed dealers overcharged for car shipping charges, with these charges passed on to the consumers and firms who bought cars.

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