Truck Makers Can't Escape Transmission Antitrust Suit

Law360, San Diego (September 30, 2011, 7:12 PM EDT) -- A Delaware federal judge on Friday kept intact a bankrupt vehicle transporter’s proposed class action alleging Mack Trucks Inc. and other truck makers conspired to maintain Eaton Corp.'s monopoly power in the market for transmissions used in large trucks.

U.S. District Judge Sue L. Robinson cut Performance Transportation Services Inc. Chapter 7 Trustee Mark S. Wallach’s claim that the defendants, including Peterbilt Motors Co., Daimler Trucks North America LLC and Volvo Trucks North America, violated the Clayton Act, but allowed the plaintiff to proceed with claims...
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