The US Department of Justice indicts seven Japanese executive for conspiring to fix prices (Mitsubishi / Hitachi)

Indictments of Seven Japanese Executives Announced In Auto Parts Cartel Investigation* The Antitrust Division, through a federal grand jury, indicted seven Japanese executives for conspiring to fix prices in the long running auto parts investigation. There were two separate indictments. One charged executives from Mitsubishi Electric Corp. with conspiring to fix the prices of starter motors, alternators and ignition coils from at least 2000 through 2010. In the second indictment, four executives from Hitachi Automotive Systems were charged with conspiring to fix prices of multiple auto parts including starter motors, fuel injection systems, and ignition coils. Atsushi Ueda, Minoru Kurisaki, and Hideyuki Saito of Mitsubishi Electric Corp. were charged with conspiring to fix the

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Robert E. Connolly, The US Department of Justice indicts seven Japanese executive for conspiring to fix prices (Mitsubishi / Hitachi), 18 September 2014, e-Competitions Bulletin Automobile, Art. N° 69199

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