The European Commission has sent a Statement of Objections to manufacturers of car glass who are suspected of having allocated customers between them and agreed supply quotas and prices for most of the motor vehicle manufacturers in Europe. Car glass is used in different car parts such as sunroofs, windscreens and other window glasses, and has the particularity that it does not shatter into sharp pieces on impact. Brussels-based manufacturer Glaverbel SA, as well as Britain's Pilkington Group Ltd., have confirmed that they were among the addressees of the Statement of Objections. They now have two months to respond to the allegations against them.
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