NJ Ford Dealers Drop Price Discrimination Claim

Law360, New York (June 11, 2010, 2:58 PM EDT) -- Dozens of Ford dealerships in New Jersey have voluntarily dismissed price discrimination claims against Ford Motor Co. in a long-running lawsuit that alleged Ford improperly assessed a surcharge on vehicles it sold to the dealers.

Judge Peter G. Sheridan of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey signed an order dismissing the claims brought under the Robinson-Patman Act, which generally bars price discrimination, on Thursday. The plaintiffs initially asserted a dozen claims against Ford.

Ford was already found liable for violating the New...
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