This litigation relates to Valve Timing Control Devices purchased directly from a Defendant.

“Valve Timing Control Devices” refers to devices that are part of a vehicle’s engine and control the opening/closing of an intake valve and exhaust valve based on driving conditions and contribute to the engine management of the vehicle. Valve Timing Control Devices includes the variable cam timing (“VCT”) actuator, other actuators (including variable timing control actuators), and/or solenoid valves. Some Valve Timing Control Devices are sold together and separately as components and are sometimes referred to as “variable valve timing” systems.

Settlements with the Mitsubishi Electric, HIAMS, DENSO, and Aisin Seiki Defendants and a plan for distribution of the settlement funds, have been approved by the Court. To see documents relating to these settlements click here.

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