Taiwanese Auto Light Suppliers Face Antitrust Suit

Law360, New York (November 3, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Three Taiwanese automotive suppliers and their U.S. distributors are facing a proposed class action alleging they conspired to fix prices in the $450 million market for replacement auto lights in the U.S. automotive aftermarket.

In a complaint, filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Flash Sales Inc. claims six companies shared confidential pricing information in secret meetings since 2004 to keep prices artificially high in violation of the Sherman Act.

Defendants include TYC Brother Industrial Company Ltd., Depo Auto Parts...
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