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Fifteen car dealers raise stakes in €5m Toyota case

Carmaker allegedly engaged in anti-competitive practices

25th October, 2015

Fifteen car dealers have ramped up their claims in an estimated €5 million High Court damages action against Toyota Ireland over alleged anti-competitive practices.

The named dealerships, including Cranley Cars in Dublin, the Fitzpatricks Garage chain and Kearys of Cork, had operated as Toyota dealers up until 2013 and are now authorised Toyota repairers that sell other brands of cars.

In proceedings issued last year they claimed Toyota had imposed unfair 14-day credit terms, cut off...

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