LUXEMBOURG: EU upholds government funding ban for East German VW plants - report
The European Union's top court on Tuesday upheld a ban on German government subsidies to Volkswagen AG to build car plants in east Germany in the 1990s, Reuters reported. Reuters said the European Commission's competition watchdog in 1996 blocked DM 240 million of state subsidies and the EU's Court of First Instance supported the decision in 1999, saying that Europe already was building too many cars.
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