Exhaust Systems – Sotos Class Actions
Auto Parts Class Action

Exhaust Systems

This class action alleges that the defendants unlawfully conspired to rig bids for and artificially inflate the prices of Exhaust Systems installed in new Automotive Vehicles and sold to dealers and consumers across Canada from January 1, 2002 to March 25, 2014.

Automotive Exhaust Systems include, to the extent included in the relevant requests for quotation (“RFQs”), various related components, but not limited to, manifolds, flex pipes, catalytic converters, converters, diesel oxidation catalysts, diesel particulate filters, oxygen sensors, isolators, gaskets, clamps, resonator assemblies, pipe accessories, mufflers, muffler assemblies, and tubes.


  • January 24, 2020 – The Denso defendants have agreed to settle this action for $150,000.00, and the NGK defendants have agreed to settle this action for $66,510.00 . A Court hearing is scheduled for February 28, 2020 to approve this settlement. Click here to read the Notice.

Notices to the Class

Notice of Hearing (EN, FR)