Investigation on the automotive sector in Switzerland 
Following complaints from several dealers, the Swiss Federal Competition Commission has launched an investigation into AMAG Import S.A. which is the general importer in Switzerland of vehicles from the Volkswagen Group.
According to statements from different market participants, the AMAG’s discount and bonus system in the after-market sector forces AMAG authorised repairers and independent market participants to exclusively buy spare parts from AMAG, and consequently limits the sales from other suppliers.
Furthermore, there is evidence to suggest that AMAG could have a dominant position on the spare parts market.
The AMAG bonus scheme could represent an improper restriction of market opportunities and/or an abusive practice of tied business.
2° Competition Commission statements
According to the Swiss Federal Competition Authority:
The preliminary investigation revealed that illicit agreements related to competition may exist between AMAG and its dealers :
3° The proposed measures
In order to eliminate or prevent the restrictions of competition in question, the Swiss Federal Competition Authority proposes some measures to AMAG, and notably:
UEIL Competition Committee
The next Competition Committee meeting will be held in Brussels on 23 January 2019.