Ford Sues Fujikura For Price-Fixing Plot That Led To $20M Fine

Law360, Los Angeles (July 16, 2013, 9:22 PM EDT) -- Ford Motor Co. has sued Japanese auto parts manufacturer Fujikura Ltd. for allegedly conspiring to fix prices and rig bids for automotive wire harness systems, a year after Fujikura paid a $20 million fine and pled guilty to a felony charge in a Michigan case stemming from the purported conspiracy. 

In Tuesday's complaint, Ford said Fujikura had for years forced the automotive company to pay inflated prices for wire harness systems, which control a vehicle's electrical components and wiring, by conspiring to rig bids and fix,...
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