China's National Development and Reform Commission is probing practices at Germany-based Daimler's Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen's Audi and Bayerische Motoren Werke, and Japanese carmakers to see whether prices of spare parts are being artificially boosted. Photo: Reuters China's National Development and Reform Commission is probing practices at Germany-based Daimler's Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen's Audi and Bayerische Motoren Werke, and Japanese carmakers to see whether prices of spare parts are being artificially boosted. Photo: Reuters
China's National Development and Reform Commission is probing practices at Germany-based Daimler's Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen's Audi and Bayerische Motoren Werke, and Japanese carmakers to see whether prices of spare parts are being artificially boosted. Photo: Reuters

Foreign carmakers face Beijing's probe on spares

Government said to be examining if prices of spare parts are being artificially jacked up

China's National Development and Reform Commission is probing practices at Germany-based Daimler's Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen's Audi and Bayerische Motoren Werke, and Japanese carmakers to see whether prices of spare parts are being artificially boosted. Photo: Reuters China's National Development and Reform Commission is probing practices at Germany-based Daimler's Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen's Audi and Bayerische Motoren Werke, and Japanese carmakers to see whether prices of spare parts are being artificially boosted. Photo: Reuters
China's National Development and Reform Commission is probing practices at Germany-based Daimler's Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen's Audi and Bayerische Motoren Werke, and Japanese carmakers to see whether prices of spare parts are being artificially boosted. Photo: Reuters
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