Lessees To Appeal Antitrust Suit Against Car Makers

Law360, New York (June 21, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Plaintiffs have promised to take their antitrust class action against General Motors Corp., DaimlerChrysler Corp. and other companies to an appeals court, after a district court judge dismissed their claims that the auto makers conspired to block cheaper Canadian cars from reaching the American market.

The plaintiffs filed their notice of appeal on Wednesday. An attorney for them did not return a phone call on Thursday seeking comment.

Judge Brock Hornby of the U.S. District Court of Maine ruled on June 15 that lessees could not...
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