Altroconsumo and Volkswagen terminate amicably the class action case on fuel consumption data15 feb 2021
The vehicle model involved is “Golf” 1.6 TDI Blue Motion Technology Euro 5.
Euroconsumers Sends Cease and Desist Letter to Apple Over Planned Obsolescence02 lug 2020
Letter calls on Apple to end practice and compensate consumers € 60 each
German courts confirm Dieselgate ruling but millions of consumers are yet to be compensated25 mag 2020
Euroconsumers reminds Volkswagen that Dieselgate is an international scandal. All victims deserve to be treated equally.
Travel sector crisis. Ministers do not weaken consumer rights27 apr 2020
Ahead of this week’s video-conference meeting of EU Tourism and Transport Ministers.
Euroconsumers is calling for coordinated measures to tackle the on-going travel sector crisis.
A solution needs to be found for both consumers and business.
The COVID-19 crisis should not be used to diminish consumers’ rights. Restoring consumer trust in the Single Market is essential for the recovery of all European economies.
Euroconsumers announces inaugural BeXt Award Winners at its International Forum12 nov 2019
Bridging the Gap between Consumers and Businesses in the Digital Age.
Euroconsumers’ new BeXt Awards were presented at its First International Forum, held today, 12 November, at the Claridge in Brussels.
Together to improve the digital ecosystem05 nov 2019
Google and Euroconsumers join forces to improve consumers’ digital empowerment, through joint research, events and campaigns.
Euroconsumers announces Euroconsumers BeXt Awards04 nov 2019
Euroconsumers announces Euroconsumers BeXt Awards to recognise the brands that have made significant contributions to improving the global marketplace over the year.
The winners will be announced at Euroconsumers’ first International Forum Bridging the Gap between Consumers and Businesses [in the Digital Age]
Bridging the Gap between Consumers and Businesses in the Digital Age17 ott 2019
Euroconsumers’ First International Forum.
Spinraza unfairly priced. Italian and belgian antitrust authotrities urged to investigate on drug24 lug 2019
Altroconsumo and Test-Achats report yet another case of exorbitant pricing of innovative drugs.
The case of Spinraza, manufactured by the multinational corporation Biogen for the treatment of SMA (spinal muscular atrophy), a rare and otherwise incurable disease, has been reported to Competition Authorities in Italy and Belgium.
In just two years on the market, as shown by an investigation conducted by the two consumer organizations, for every dollar invested, four has already returned to Biogen. Even worse, its market exclusivity will last until 2029.
Avastin-Lucentis: the Council of State confirms the sentences for Roche and Novartis16 lug 2019
This puts an end to a sequence of events starting back in 2009, which has seen Altroconsumo at the forefront since the very beginning. The Council of State has today marked the point of no return: Roche and Novartis are guilty of unlawful collusion, to the detriment of patients and the national health system.
Now we hope that appeals from the regions will get underway.