Auto Parts Investigation 2015

Auto Parts Investigation 2015

Division Update Spring 2015

Press Releases

February 5, 2015

Two Former Japanese Automotive Parts Manufacturer Executives Indicted for Roles in Conspiracy to Fix Prices and for Obstruction of Justice

January 27, 2015

Sanden Corp. Agrees to Plead Guilty to Price Fixing on Automobile Parts Installed in U.S. Cars

January 22, 2015

Executive of Japanese Automotive Parts Manufacturer Indicted for Role in Conspiracy to Fix Prices

January 6, 2015

Former Toyoda Gosei Executive Agrees to Plead Guilty to Price Fixing and Bid Rigging on Automobile Parts Installed in U.S. Cars

December 1, 2014

Former Mitsuba Executive Agrees to Plead Guilty to Bid Rigging and Price Fixing on Automobile Parts Installed in U.S. Cars

T.RAD Executive Agrees to Plead Guilty to Bid Rigging and Price Fixing on Automobile Parts Installed in U.S. Cars

November 24, 2014

Continental Automotive Electronics and Continental Automotive Korea Agree to Plead Guilty to Bid Rigging on Instrument Panel Clusters

November 14, 2014

Two Executives of Japanese Automotive Parts Manufacturers Indicted for Their Role in a Conspiracy to Fix Prices and Rig Bids

November 13, 2014

Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd. Agrees to Plead Guilty to Customer Allocation on Automobile Parts Installed in U.S. Cars

October 31, 2014

Hitachi Metals Ltd. Agrees to Plead Guilty for Fixing Prices and Rigging Bids on Automobile Parts Installed in U.S. Cars

October 16, 2014

Former Executive of Japanese Automotive Parts Manufacturer Indicted for Role in Conspiracy to Fix Prices

September 29, 2014

Toyoda Gosei Co. Ltd. Agrees to Plead Guilty for Fixing Prices and Rigging Bids on Automobile Parts Installed in U.S. Cars

September 18, 2014

Seven Mitsubishi Electric Corp. and Hitachi Automotive Supply Ltd. Executives Indicted for Role in Conspiracy to Fix Prices

August 19, 2014

NGK Spark Plug Co. Ltd. Agrees to Plead Guilty to Price Fixing and Bid Rigging on Automobile Parts Installed in U.S. Cars

July 31, 2014

G.S. Electech Inc. Executive Pleads Guilty to Bid Rigging and Price Fixing on Automobile Parts Installed in U.S. Cars

June 30, 2014

Denso Corp. Executive Agrees to Plead Guilty to Price Fixing on Automobile Parts Installed in U.S. Cars

June 27, 2014

Three Foam Manufacturers Plead Guilty in Price Fixing Scheme

June 5, 2014

Former Top Executive of Japanese Automotive Parts Manufacturer Indicted for Role in Conspiracy to Fix Prices

May 22, 2014

Japanese Automotive Parts Manufacturer Executive Indicted for Role in Conspiracy to Fix Prices and for Obstruction of Justice

April 23, 2014

Japanese Automotive Parts Manufacturer Agrees to Plead Guilty to Price Fixing and Bid Rigging on Automobile Parts Installed in U.S. Cars

April 16, 2014

Bridgestone Corp. Executive Agrees to Plead Guilty for Fixing Prices and Rigging Bids on Auto Parts Installed in U.S. Cars

April 15, 2014

Three Bridgestone Corp. Executives Indicted for Roles in Fixing Prices and Rigging Bids on Auto Parts Installed in U.S. Cars

February 20, 2014

Former Denso Corp. Executive Agrees to Plead Guilty to Obstructing Automotive Parts Investigation

February 13, 2014

Bridgestone Corp. Agrees to Plead Guilty to Price Fixing on Automobile Parts Installed in U.S. Cars

February 3, 2014

Aisan Industry Co. Ltd. Agrees to Plead Guilty to Price Fixing on Automobile Parts Installed in U.S. Cars

January 31, 2014

Former President and Vice President of Diamond Electric Agree to Plead Guilty to Participating in Auto Parts Price-Fixing Conspiracy

January 16, 2014

Koito Manufacturing Co., Ltd. Agrees to Plead Guilty to Price Fixing on Automobile Parts Installed in U.S. Cars

November 27, 2013

Stanley Electric Co. Ltd. Agrees to Plead Guilty to Price Fixing on Automobile Parts Installed in U.S. Cars

November 26, 2013

Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. Agrees to Plead Guilty to Price Fixing on Automobile Parts Installed in U.S. Cars

November 21, 2013

Two Executives Indicted for Roles in Fixing Prices on Automobile Parts Sold to Toyota to Be Installed in U.S. Cars

Three Takata Corp. Executives Agree to Plead Guilty to Participating in Global Seatbelt Price Fixing Conspiracy

September 26, 2013

Nine Automobile Parts Manufacturers and Two Executives Agree to Plead Guilty to Fixing Prices on Automobile Parts Sold to U.S. Car Manufacturers and Installed in U.S. Cars

September 24, 2013

Panasonic Executive Indicted for Role in Fixing Prices on Automobile Parts Sold to Toyota to Be Installed in U.S. Cars

September 19, 2013

Two Fujikura Ltd. Executives Indicted for Roles in Fixing Prices on Automobile Parts Sold to Subaru to Be Installed in U.S. Cars

September 11, 2013

G.S. Electech Inc. Executive Indicted for Role in Bid Rigging and Price Fixing on Automobile Parts Installed in U.S. Cars

July 18, 2013

Panasonic and Its Subsidiary SANYO Agree to Plead Guilty in Separate Price-Fixing Conspiracies Involving Automotive Parts and Battery Cells

July 16, 2013

Diamond Electric Mfg. Co. Ltd. and an Autoliv Inc. Executive Agree to Plead Guilty to Price Fixing on Automobile Parts Installed in U.S. Cars

May 21, 2013

Two DENSO Corporation Executives Agree to Plead Guilty for Price Fixing and Bid Rigging on Auto Parts Installed in U.S. Cars

November 16, 2012

Ohio Automobile Parts Supplier Executive Pleads Guilty in Price-Fixing and Bid-Rigging Conspiracy

October 30, 2012

Japanese Automobile Parts Manufacturer Agrees to Plead Guilty to Price Fixing and Obstruction of Justice

August 28, 2012

Japanese Automobile Parts Manufacturer Agrees to Plead Guilty to Price Fixing on Parts Installed in U.S. Cars

August 16, 2012

Yazaki Executive Agrees to Plead Guilty to Price Fixing on Automobile Parts Installed in U.S. Cars

July 30, 2012

German Subsidiary of TRW Automotive Agrees to Plead Guilty to Price Fixing on Automobile Parts Installed in U.S. Cars

June 6, 2012

Autoliv Inc. and a Yazaki Corp. Executive Agree to Plead Guilty to Price Fixing on Automobile Parts Installed in U.S. Cars

April 26, 2012

DENSO Corporation Executive Agrees to Plead Guilty to Automobile Parts Price-Fixing and Bid-Rigging Conspiracy

April 23, 2012

Fujikura Ltd. Agrees to Plead Guilty to Price Fixing on Auto Parts Installed in U.S. Cars

April 3, 2012

G.S. Electech Agrees to Plead Guilty to Price Fixing on Auto Parts Installed in U.S. Cars

March 26, 2012

DENSO Corporation Executive Agrees to Plead Guilty to Price Fixing and Bid Rigging on Auto Parts Installed in U.S. Cars

January 30, 2012

Yazaki Corp., DENSO Corp. and Four Yazaki Executives Agree to Plead Guilty to Automobile Parts Price-Fixing and Bid-Rigging Conspiracies

September 29, 2011

Furukawa Electric Co. Ltd. and Three Executives Agree to Plead Guilty to Automobile Parts Price-Fixing and Bid-Rigging Conspiracy

Case Filings

U.S. v. Aisan Industry Co., Ltd.

U.S. v. Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd.

U.S. v. Autoliv, Inc.

U.S. v. Bridgestone Corporation (N.D. Ohio 2014)

U.S. v. Continental Automotive Electronics, LLC and Continental Automotive Korea, Ltd.

U.S. v. DENSO Corporation

U.S. v. Diamond Electric Mfg. Co. Ltd.

U.S. v. Fujikura Ltd.

U.S. v. Yoshinobu Fujino

U.S. v. Ryoji Fukudome and Toshihiko Nagashima

U.S. v. Junichi Funo

U.S. v. Furukawa Electric Company, Ltd.

U.S. v. G.S. Electech, Inc.

U.S. v. Tsuneaki Hanamura

U.S. v. Makoto Hattori

U.S. v. Hitoshi Hayashi

U.S. v. Masao Hayashi and Kenya Nonoyama

U.S. v. Hitoshi Hirano

U.S. v. Hiroya Hirose and Masakazu Iwami

U.S. v. Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

U.S. v. Hitachi Metals, Ltd.

U.S. v. Makoto Horie

U.S. v. Satoru Horisaki

U.S. v. Shigehiko Ikenaga

U.S. v. Tatsuo Ikenaga

U.S. v. Norihiro Imai

U.S. v. Saburo Imamiya

U.S. v. JTEKT Corporation

U.S. v. Kazuhiko Kashimoto

U.S. v. Ryoji Kawai

U.S. v. Koito Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

U.S. v. Hiroyuki Komiya and Hirofumi Nakayama

U.S. v. Shinichi Kotani

U.S. v. Tetsuya Kunida

U.S. v. Takayoshi Matsunaga

U.S. v. Mitsuba Corporation

U.S. v. Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

U.S. v. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

U.S. v. Hirotsugu Nagata

U.S. v. Gikou Nakajima

U.S. v. NGK Spark Plug Co., Ltd.

U.S. v. Nippon Seiki Co., Ltd.

U.S. v. NSK Ltd.

U.S. v. Shigeru Ogawa

U.S. v. Shingo Okuda

U.S. v. Panasonic Corporation

U.S. v. Riverside Seat Company, Woodbridge Foam Fabricating Inc., and SW Foam LLC

U.S. v. Yasuo Ryuto, Yoshiyuki Tanaka, Isao Yoshida

U.S. v. Sanden Corporation

U.S. v. Yusuke Shimasaki

U.S. v. Showa Corporation

U.S. v. Stanley Electric Co., Ltd.

U.S. v. Toshio Sudo

U.S. v. Yuji Suzuki

U.S. v. T.RAD Co., Ltd.

U.S. v. Hisamitsu Takada

U.S. v. Takata Corporation

U.S. v. Kosei Tamura

U.S. v. Tokai Rika Co., Ltd.

U.S. v. Toyo Tire & Rubber Co., Ltd.

U.S. v. Toyoda Gosei, Co., Ltd.

U.S. v. Takashi Toyokuni, Ken Funasaki, Kazunobu Tsuneka Wa, and Tomiya Itakura

U.S. v. TRW Deutschland Holding GmbH

U.S. v. Atsushi Ueda, Minoru Kurisaki, and Hideyuki Saito

U.S. v. Yasuhiko Ueno

U.S. v. Tetsuya Ukai

U.S. v. Kazumi Umahashi

U.S. v. Hiromu Usuda

U.S. v. Valeo Japan Co., Ltd.

U.S. v. Akira Wada

U.S. v. Gary Walker

U.S. v. Hiroshi Watanabe

U.S. v. Yamashita Rubber Co., Ltd.

U.S. v. Yazaki Corporation

U.S. v. Hiroshi Yoshida