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US: Japanese auto supplier to pay $100 million for probe settlement


Yazaki Corporation, the market leader for auto wire harnesses, has been hit with a civil payment of $100 million, needed to settle a long-running automotive supplier price-fixing investigation and subsequent lawsuit. Back in February 2010, the Yazaki North America Inc. division of the Japanese parts maker was raided by the FBI in relation to a huge probe that involved criminal charges ...
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China: executives at VW joint venture under investigation
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Report – Mercedes-Benz also found guilty in China antitrust investigation
Xinhua, the official Chinese news agency, has reported that after Audi, Mercedes-Benz – the third-biggest premium automaker in the world – has also been found breaching anti-monopoly laws. Citing sources inside ...
China: antitrust investigation could endanger foreign profits
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US: GM investigated in 45 states
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