Auto Parts Class Action
This class action alleges that the defendants unlawfully conspired to rig bids for and artificially inflate the prices of anti-vibration rubber incorporated into new vehicles and sold to dealers and consumers across Canada from March 1, 1996 to June 1, 2012.
Anti-vibration rubber parts are comprised primarily of rubber and metal, and are installed in automotive vehicles to reduce engine and road vibration.
- July 17, 2018 – the plaintiffs served a supplementary expert affidavit in support of their certification motion
- December 21, 2017 – the plaintiffs served the first tranche of their certification motion record
- October 7, 2014 – the action was discontinued on a without costs and without prejudice basis as against the defendants Toyota Tire U.S.A. Corp., Toyo Tire Canada Inc., Bridgestone Americas, Inc., Bridgestone Canada Inc. and Toyota Tire North America Manufacturing Inc.
Orders and Decisions
Order of Justice Belobaba dated October 7, 2014 re: discontinuance as against Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. and Toyo Tire Canada Inc. (1)
Order of Justice Belobaba dated October 7, 2014 re: discontinuance as against Bridgestone Americas, Inc., Bridgestone Canada Inc. and Toyo Tire North America Manufacturing Inc. (2)