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This litigation relates to Alternators purchased directly from a Defendant.

"Alternators" refers to electromechanical devices that generate an electric current while an engine is in operation. Alternators provide power to a vehicle’s electrical system and charge its battery.

Proposed settlements have been reached with MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC Defendants, the HIAMS Defendants and the DENSO Defendants.

Under the terms of the proposed settlements, MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC will pay a total of $7,295,825, HIAMS will pay a total of $2,210,769, and DENSO will pay a total of $100,000.

If you purchased Alternators in the United States directly from any of the Defendants during the period from January 1, 2000 through March 12, 2018, you may be a member of the MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC, HIAMS, and DENSO Settlement Classes. If you remain in the MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC, HIAMS, and DENSO Settlement Classes and you wish to share in the settlement proceeds attributable to that settlement, you must complete and submit a valid Claim Form no later than October 11, 2019.

If you believe you are a member of the MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC, HIAMS, and DENSO Settlement Classes, please review the Notice which contains information about the proposed settlements, and your rights with respect to the settlements and related matters.

Please click here if you have any questions concerning this litigation, or need any additional information.

Important Dates

  • August 16, 2019
    Opt Out Deadline
  • August 16, 2019
    Objection Deadline
  • October 3, 2019 at 11:00 a.m.
    Final Approval Hearing
    Theodore Levin U.S. Courthouse
    Courtroom 252
    231 West Lafayette Boulevard
    Detroit, MI 48226
  • October 11, 2019
    Claim Filing Deadline