Automobile Dealers – Automotive Parts Settlements

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Eligible Class Members For Automotive Parts Antitrust Litigation Settlement:

You can make a claim for money benefits if you are an automobile dealership

that indirectly purchased certain component parts and/or vehicles for resale containing these parts (“Dealers”) in the District of Columbia or one or more of the following states: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.

The settlements may benefit dealers who, during the relevant time periods, purchased a vehicle containing, or purchased one or more of the following parts: Anti-Vibration Rubber Parts, Automotive Constant-Velocity Joint Boot Products, Automotive Lamps, Bearings, Body Sealings, Brake Hoses, Ceramic Substrates, Electronic Powered Steering Assemblies, Exhaust Systems, Fan Motors, Fuel Injection Systems, Heater Control Panels, HID Ballasts, Ignition Coils, Interior Trim, Power Window Motors, Radiators, Shock Absorbers, Side Door Latches and Latch Minimodules, Spark Plugs (including Standard Oxygen Sensors and Air Fuel Ratio Sensors), Starters, Valve Timing Control Devices, Windshield Washer Systems, Windshield Wiper Systems and Wire Harness Systems.

Case History For Automotive Parts Antitrust Litigation Settlement:

The separate lawsuits claim that the Defendants in each lawsuit conspired to fix, maintain, and artificially raise the price of component parts at issue in that lawsuit. The lawsuits claim that, as a result of the relevant Defendants’ conduct, dealers paid more than they should have for the parts at issue in that lawsuit and paid more for the vehicles in which those parts are contained. The lawsuits also allege that dealers were unable to pass on all of these increased costs to their customers. These cases are proceeding as class actions for monetary recovery for dealers in the District of Columbia and one or more of the following states: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wisconsin (the “Included States”).

The settlement funds for the respective settlements and affected component parts are:

Auto Parts Settlements and Settlement Funds
Automotive Parts Case Settling Defendant Amount Settled Settlement Fund
Anti-Vibration Rubber Parts Yamashita $1,920,000.00 $22,125,255.47
Toyo $10,845,255.47
Bridgestone $9,360,000.00
Automotive Lamps Mitsuba $76,381.91 $6,914,575.91
Koito $6,838,194.00
Automotive Constant Velocity Joint Boot Products Toyo $554,744.53 $554,744.53
Bearings NTN $2,076,000.00 $15,787,206.00
JTEKT $13,711,206.00
Body Sealings NRC $11,880,000.00 $11,880,000.00
Brake Hoses Hitachi Metals $360,000.00 $360,000.00
Ceramic Substrates NGK $3,840,000.00 $3,840,000.00
Electronic Powered Steering Assemblies Yamada $744,000.00 $2,086,261.34
JTEKT $1,288,794.00
Mitsuba $53,467.34
Exhaust Systems Eberspächer $432,000.00 $432,000.00
Fan Motors Mitsuba $1,157,185.93 $1,157,185.93
Fuel Injection Systems Aisan $1,440,000.00 $2,788,816.88
Mitsuba $435,376.88
Bosch $913,440.00
Heater Control Panels Alps $1,020,000.00 $1,020,000.00
HID Ballasts Koito $421,806.00 $421,806.00
Ignition Coils Diamond Electric $1,704,000.00 $1,704,000.00
Interior Trim INOAC $780,000.00 $780,000.00
Power Window Motors Mitsuba $6,057,085.43 $6,057,085.43
Radiators Mitsuba $1,157,185.93 $1,157,185.93
Shock Absorbers HIAMS $4,200,000.00 $4,200,000.00
Side-Door Latches and Latch Minimodules Kiekert $720,000.00 $720,000.00
Spark Plugs, Standard Oxygen Sensors, Air Fuel Ratio Sensors Bosch $9,157,632.00 $9,157,632.00
Starters Bosch $328,416.00 $3,314,948.66
Mitsuba $2,986,532.66
Valve Timing Control Devices Aisin Seiki $5,880,000.00 $5,880,000.00
Windshield Washer Systems Mitsuba $488,844.22 $488,844.22
Windshield Wiper Systems Mitsuba $10,387,939.70 $10,548,451.70
Bosch $160,512.00
Wire Harness Systems Tokai Rika $240,000.00 $1,804,800.00
G.S. Electech $960,000.00
Chiyoda $604,800.00
Total $115,180,799.90

What Are the Affected Auto Parts in the Automotive Parts Antitrust Litigation Settlement?

Anti-Vibration Rubber Parts, Automotive Constant-Velocity Joint Boot Products, Automotive Lamps, Bearings, Body Sealings, Brake Hoses, Ceramic Substrates, Electronic Powered Steering Assemblies, Exhaust Systems, Fan Motors, Fuel Injection Systems, Heater Control Panels, HID Ballasts, Ignition Coils, Interior Trim, Power Window Motors, Radiators, Shock Absorbers, Side Door Latches and Latch Minimodules, Spark Plugs (including Standard Oxygen Sensors and Air Fuel Ratio Sensors), Starters, Valve Timing Control Devices, Windshield Washer Systems, Windshield Wiper Systems and Wire Harness Systems manufactured.

Defendants in the Automotive Parts Antitrust Litigation Settlement:

The Settling Defendants are: Aisan, Aisin Seiki, Alps, Bosch, Bridgestone, Chiyoda, Diamond Electric, Eberspächer, G.S. Electech, Hitachi, HIAMS, INOAC, JTEKT, Kiekert, Koito, Mitsuba, NGK, NRC, NTN, Tokai Rika, Toyo, Yamada and Yamashita.

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