Request for a preliminary ruling from the Landgericht Hannover (Germany) lodged on 10 November 2020 – Landkreis Northeim v Daimler AG

(Case C-588/20)

Language of the case: German

Referring court

Landgericht Hannover

Parties to the main proceedings

Applicant: Landkreis Northeim

Defendant: Daimler AG

Interveners: Iveco Magirus AG, MAN SE, MAN Truck & Bus SE, MAN Truck & Bus Deutschland GmbH

Question referred

Must the decision of the European Commission of 19 July 2016 1 – C(2016) 4673 final – relating to a proceeding under Article 101 TFEU and Article 53 of the EEA agreement (Case AT.39824 – Trucks) be interpreted as meaning that special-purpose/specialised vehicles, in particular refuse collection vehicles, are also covered by the findings of that Commission Decision?


1 Notified under document C(2016) 4673 final, summary notice in OJ 2017 C 108, p. 6.