Welcome to the Informational Website for the Auto Parts Antitrust Litigation - Direct Purchaser Class Actions.


The Auto Parts Antitrust Litigation is a coordinated legal proceeding comprised of a number of cases involving different parts that were purchased directly or indirectly from a defendant for use in motor vehicles.

This website sets forth information relating to settlements involving products purchased directly from a defendant. You can view information regarding certain products included in this litigation by clicking on the links above. Please note that new information may be added in the future about these and other cases.


CASE UPDATES

Air Conditioning Systems

The Court has granted preliminary approval of proposed settlements with the Calsonic, DENSO, MAHLE Behr, and Panasonic Defendants. The Court will hold a hearing on final approval of the proposed Calsonic, DENSO, MAHLE Behr, and Panasonic settlements on November 5, 2019. The Court previously granted final approval of a settlement with the VALEO Defendants. Click here to see more information about the Air Conditioning Systems settlements.


Alternators

The Court has granted preliminary approval of proposed settlements with the MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC, Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. (“HIAMS”), and DENSO Defendants. The Court will hold a hearing on final approval of the proposed settlements on October 3, 2019. If you want to receive a share of the MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC, HIAMS or DENSO settlement funds, you must submit a valid electronic Claim Form online by October 11, 2019 or a paper Claim Form postmarked no later than October 11, 2019. Click here to see more information about the MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC, HIAMS, and DENSO settlements.


Bearings

The Court has granted final approval of the settlement with the Schaeffler Defendants. Click here to see more information about the Schaeffler settlement.


Fuel Injection Systems

The Court has granted preliminary approval of proposed settlements with the MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC, HIAMS, DENSO, and MITSUBA Defendants. The Court will hold a hearing on final approval of the proposed settlements on October 3, 2019. Click here to see more information about the MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC, HIAMS, DENSO, and MITSUBA settlements.


Heater Control Panels

The Court has granted final approval of settlements with the Sumitomo, Alps, and Tokai Rika Defendants. The Claims Administration process is ongoing. Click here to see more information about the Sumitomo, Alps, and Tokai Rika settlements.


Instrument Panel Clusters

The Court has granted final approval of settlements with the Nippon Seiki and Yazaki Defendants. The Claims Administration process is ongoing. Click here to see more information about the Nippon Seiki and Yazaki settlements.


Occupant Safety Systems

The Court has granted final approval of settlements with the Toyoda Gosei, Tokai Rika, Autoliv and TRW Defendants. The Claims Administration process relating to the Toyoda Gosei and Tokai Rika settlements is ongoing. Click here to see more information about the Toyoda Gosei and Tokai Rika settlements.


Power Window Motors

The Court has granted preliminary approval of proposed settlements with the DENSO and MITSUBA Defendants. The Court will hold a hearing on final approval of the proposed settlements on November 5, 2019. If you want to receive a share of the DENSO or MITSUBA settlement funds, you must submit a valid electronic Claim Form online by November 19, 2019 or a paper Claim Form postmarked no later than November 19, 2019. Click here to see more information about the DENSO and MITSUBA settlements.


Radiators

The Court has granted preliminary approval of proposed settlements with the MITSUBA, DENSO, Calsonic, and T.RAD Defendants. The Court will hold a hearing on final approval of the proposed settlements on October 3, 2019. If you want to receive a share of the MITSUBA, DENSO, Calsonic, or T.RAD settlement funds, you must submit a valid electronic Claim Form online by October 18, 2019 or a paper Claim Form postmarked no later than October 18, 2019. Click here to see more information about the MITSUBA, DENSO, Calsonic, and T.RAD settlements.


Small Bearings

The Court has granted final approval of the settlement with the Minebea Defendants. Click here to see more information about the Minebea settlement.


Starters

The Court has granted preliminary approval of proposed settlements with the MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC, HIAMS, DENSO, and MITSUBA Defendants. The Court will hold a hearing on final approval of the proposed settlement on October 3, 2019. Click here to see more information about the MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC, HIAMS, DENSO, and MITSUBA settlements.


Windshield Washer Systems

The Court has granted preliminary approval of proposed settlements with the DENSO and MITSUBA Defendants. The Court will hold a hearing on final approval of the proposed settlements on November 5, 2019. If you want to receive a share of the DENSO or MITSUBA settlement funds, you must submit a valid electronic Claim Form online by November 12, 2019 or a paper Claim form postmarked no later than November 12, 2019. Click here to see more information about the DENSO and MITSUBA settlements.


Windshield Wiper Systems

The Court has granted preliminary approval of proposed settlements with the DENSO and MITSUBA Defendants. The Court will hold a hearing on final approval of the proposed settlements on November 5, 2019. If you want to receive a share of the DENSO or MITSUBA settlement funds, you must submit a valid electronic Claim Form online by November 26, 2019 or a paper Claim Form postmarked no later than November 26, 2019. Click here to see more information about the DENSO and MITSUBA settlements.


Wire Harness Products

The Court has granted final approval of settlements with the Chiyoda, Fujikura, Furukawa, G.S. Electech, Lear, LEONI, MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC, Sumitomo, Tokai Rika, and Yazaki Defendants. The Claims Administration process relating to the Furukawa and MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC settlements is ongoing. Click here to see more information about the Wire Harness settlements.