Hoses – Sotos Class Actions
Auto Parts Class Action


This class action alleges that the defendants unlawfully conspired to rig bids for and artificially inflate the prices of Automotive Hoses used in Automotive Vehicles and sold to dealers and consumers across Canada from February 1, 2004 to October 1, 2010.

Automotive Hoses include high pressure and low pressure hoses, made from a variety of materials, including but not limited to rubber, metal and silicon, which carry and transfer fluids throughout and between various component parts and are integral to the operation of Automotive Vehicles, but exclude, where the subject of a separate request for quotation (“RFQ”), automotive  brake hoses.


  • April 2, 2019 – Justice Belobaba approved the long-form notice and certification as a class proceeding

Orders and Decisions

Order of Justice Belobaba dated April 2, 2019 re: notice and certification