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.

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE HEARINGS ON SETTLEMENT APPROVAL AND RELATED MATTERS IN THE FUEL SENDERS, SWITCHES, AND BEARINGS DISTRIBUTOR CASES, WHICH ARE SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 10, 2021, WILL BE CONDUCTED VIA VIDEO CONFERENCE. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE HEARINGS, PLEASE SEE THE “NOTICE OF MOTION HEARING BY VIDEO CONFERENCE,” WHICH IS POSTED ON THE “DOCUMENTS” PAGE FOR EACH OF THESE CASES.


CASE UPDATES

Air Conditioning Systems

The Court has granted final approval of settlements with the Calsonic, DENSO, MAHLE Behr, MHI, Panasonic, Sanden, and VALEO Defendants. The Claims Administration process is ongoing. Click here to see more information about these settlements.


Alternators

The Court has granted final approval of settlements with the MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC, Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. (“HIAMS”), and DENSO Defendants. The Claims Administration process is ongoing. Click here to see more information about these settlements.


Automotive Hoses

The Court has granted final approval of settlements with the Sumitomo Riko and Toyoda Gosei Defendants. The Claims Administration process is ongoing. Click here to see more information about these settlements.


Bearings

The Court has granted final approval of a settlement with the Schaeffler Defendants. The Claims Administration process is ongoing. Click here to see more information about this settlement.


Bearings Distributor

The Court has granted preliminary approval of a proposed settlement with the JTEKT, Nachi, NSK, SKF and NTN Defendants. The Court will hold a hearing on final approval of the proposed settlement on June 10, 2021. If you want to receive a share of the JTEKT, Nachi, NSK, SKF and NTN settlement fund, you must submit a valid Claim Form no later than June 28, 2021. Click here to see more information about this settlement.


Brake Hoses

The Court has granted final approval of settlements with the Hitachi Metals and Toyoda Gosei Defendants. The Claims Administration process is ongoing. Click here to see more information about these settlements.


Ceramic Substrates

The Court has granted final approval of settlements with the NGK, DENSO, and Corning Defendants. The Claims Administration process is ongoing. Click here to see more information about these settlements.


Exhaust Systems

The Court has granted final approval of settlements with the Bosal, Eberspächer, Faurecia, Meritor, and Tenneco Defendants. The Claims Administration process is ongoing. Click here to see more information about these settlements.


Fuel Injection Systems

The Court has granted final approval of settlements with the MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC, HIAMS, DENSO, and MITSUBA Defendants. Click here to see more information about these settlements.


Fuel Senders

The Court has granted preliminary approval of proposed settlements with the Yazaki and DENSO Defendants. The Court will hold a hearing on final approval of the proposed settlements on June 10, 2021. If you want to receive a share of the Yazaki or DENSO settlement funds, you must submit a valid Claim Form no later than June 14, 2021. Click here to see more information about these settlements.


Heater Control Panels

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


Ignition Coils

The Court has granted final approval of settlements with the Mitsubishi Electric, HIAMS, DENSO, and Diamond Electric Defendants. The Claims Administration process is ongoing. Click here to see more information about these settlements.


Instrument Panel Clusters

The Court has granted final approval of settlements with the Nippon Seiki and Yazaki Defendants. Click here to see more information about these settlements.


Occupant Safety Systems

The Court has granted final approval of settlements with the Toyoda Gosei, Tokai Rika, Autoliv and TRW Defendants. Click here to see more information about these settlements.


Power Window Motors

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


Radiators

The Court has granted final approval of settlements with the MITSUBA, DENSO, Calsonic, and T.RAD Defendants. The Claims Administration process is ongoing. Click here to see more information about these settlements.


Small Bearings

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


Starters

The Court has granted final approval of settlements with the MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC, HIAMS, DENSO, Bosch, and MITSUBA Defendants. The Claims Administration process is ongoing. Click here to see more information about these settlements.


Switches

The Court has granted preliminary approval of a proposed settlement with Defendant Nidec Mobility Corporation (formerly known as Omron Electronics Co., Ltd. The Court will hold a hearing on final approval of the proposed settlement on June 10, 2021. If you want to receive a share of the Nidec Mobility Corporation settlement fund, you must submit a valid Claim Form no later than June 21, 2021. Click here to see more information about this settlement.


Valve Timing Control Devices

The Court has granted final approval of settlements with the Mitsubishi Electric, HIAMS, DENSO, and Aisin Seiki Defendants. The Claims Administration process is ongoing. Click here to see more information about these settlements.


Windshield Washer Systems

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


Windshield Wiper Systems

The Court has granted final approval of settlements with the DENSO and MITSUBA Defendants. The Claims Administration process is ongoing. Click here to see more information about these 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. Click here to see more information about the Wire Harness settlements.