Nissan Unit, Other Shippers Accused Of Price-Fixing

Law360, Los Angeles (June 7, 2013, 4:22 PM EDT) -- Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. subsidiary Nissan Motor Car Carrier Co. Ltd. and several other automotive shippers were hit with a putative class action in California federal court on Thursday by a consumer who says the companies have conspired to fix prices on vehicle shipping since 2008.

The action follows raids of several shippers by U.S., European and Japanese antitrust authorities and comes two weeks after a proposed class of car buyers hit Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics AS, Nippon Yusen KK, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd.,...
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