Auto Light Cos. Push To Drop Price-Fixing Charges

Law360, New York (February 8, 2012, 4:55 PM EST) -- Taiwanese auto part maker Eagle Eyes Traffic Industrial Co. Ltd. asked a California federal court Tuesday to nix charges that it conspired to fix prices for replacement vehicle lights, arguing the indictment didn't adequately accuse it of intentionally partaking in an anti-competitive plot.

Eagle Eyes — along with the company's U.S. distributor E-Lite Automotive Inc. and two top executives — maintain that the November indictment didn't sufficiently allege the defendants' intent to participate in the long-running conspiracy to fix prices for aftermarket auto lights, which are...
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