Car-Filter-Makers Slammed With Antitrust Suit

Law360, New York (April 1, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Automotive-filter-makers were hit with a proposed class action lawsuit on Monday alleging that they were involved in a “massive conspiracy” to fix prices of oil, air, fuel and transmission filters in the filter replacements market.

The suit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut, names Champion Laboratories Inc., Purolator Filters NA LLC, Honeywell International Inc., Wix Filtration Products, Cummins Filtration Inc., The Donaldson Co., Baldwin Filters Inc., Bosch USA, Mann + Hummel USA Inc., Arvinmeritor Inc., United Components Inc. and The Carlyle...
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