Truck Makers Face Transmission Monopoly Claims

Law360, New York (July 20, 2010, 4:34 PM EDT) -- Truck builders including Daimler Trucks North America LLC, Volvo Trucks North America, Peterbilt Motors Co. and Mack Trucks Inc. are facing a proposed class action alleging they conspired to maintain the monopoly power of Eaton Corp. in the market for transmissions used in large trucks.

Performance Transportation Services Inc. Chapter 7 Trustee Mark S. Wallach filed an amended class action complaint against the truck companies in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware on Friday.

Performance Transportation Services was the second-largest transporter of new...
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