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Calsonic settles auto parts price fixing class action claims

Posted on: March 7th, 2018 by Steve Larson

A proposed class of consumers that purchased automobiles have reached an $11 million settlement of their claims with Japanese auto parts maker Calsonic Kansei Corp. The complaint alleged that Calsonic was part of a conspiracy to fix prices for vehicle air conditioning systems.

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Another settlement in auto parts price fixing multidistrict litigation

Posted on: February 20th, 2018 by Steve Larson

Continental Automotive Electronics LLC has agreed to pay nearly $4 million to car buyers to settle antitrust claims related to multidistrict litigation over an alleged auto parts price-fixing scheme. The settlement relates to instrument panel clusters that the company sold for use in cars sold in the U.S.

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Mitsubishi agrees to pay $84 million to exit auto parts antitrust class action

Posted on: May 5th, 2016 by Steve Larson

CarMitsubishi has agreed to pay $84.4 million to resolve claims by car buyers and auto dealers in multidistrict litigation accusing the company of conspiring with others to fix prices on auto parts.  Mitsubishi will pay $64.23 million to the auto buyers and $20.2 million to the auto dealers to resolve their claims that it conspired to allocate the supply of auto parts and sell them at noncompetitive prices in the U.S. and elsewhere. Read more…


Sumitomo settles auto parts antitrust claims for $50 million

Posted on: October 14th, 2015 by Steve Larson

CarJapanese car parts manufacturer, Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd. has agreed to pay $50 million to exit multidistrict litigation brought by purchasers of automobiles who accuse a group of automotive wire harness and heater control panel suppliers of price-fixing.  That brings the settlement total to over $200 million in the antitrust case currently being waged in Michigan federal court.  We represent an Oregon plaintiff, and seek to represent the Oregon class in this litigation.  Read more…


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  • Steve Larson has been representing investors, consumers and employees in class actions in Oregon for over 20 years. He is a shareholder at the law firm of Stoll Berne in Portland, Oregon.
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