UK: Report suggests EC may delay car distribution reform
The European Commission is considering delaying proposed changes to the Block Exemption Act, which restricts new car sales to manufacturers and their franchised agents, and confines dealers to sales and service in defined areas, the Guardian newspaper said. “I am ready to reflect on the usefulness of a somewhat longer transition period", Competition Commissioner Mario Monti told the paper, adding that he had been subject to “heavy lobbying efforts against the proposal”.
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