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July 10, 2018

Class Counsel attended before the BC Court on June 25, 2018 for the application to approve settlements with National Bank, Visa and Mastercard and are…

June 21, 2018

On June 15, 2018, the court approved an order finalizing the distribution of settlement funds in this class action. The settlement distribution has now been…

May 15, 2018

Settlements totaling $290,000 were reached with Trillium Health Care Products Inc., Vita Health Products Inc. and Procter & Gamble Inc. The settlement funds were used…

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Auto-Parts Class Action Settlements

Settlements have been reached with the defendants in the following actions:

Automotive Wire Harness Systems:
Leoni AG, Leoni Kabel GmbH, Leoni Wiring Systems, Inc., Leonische Holding, Inc., Leoni Wire Inc., Leoni Elocab Ltd. and Leoni Bordnetz-Systeme GmbH (“Leoni”), in the amount of $250,000.

Occupant Safety Systems:
Autoliv, Inc., Autoliv ASP, Inc., Autoliv B.V. & Co. K.G., Autoliv Electronics Canada Inc., Autoliv Japan Ltd., Autoliv Safety Technology, Inc., Autoliv Canada, Inc. and VOA Canada Inc. (“Autoliv”), in the amount of $3,200,000.

Starters
Hitachi, Ltd., Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. and Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas, Inc. (“Hitachi”), in the amount of $575,000

Alternators
Hitachi, Ltd., Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. and Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas, Inc. (“Hitachi”), in the amount of $950,000

Electronic Control Units
Hitachi, Ltd., Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. and Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas, Inc. (“Hitachi”), in the amount of $150,000

Ignition Coils
Hitachi, Ltd., Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. and Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas, Inc. (“Hitachi”), in the amount of $1,100,000

Fuel Injection Systems
Hitachi, Ltd., Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. and Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas, Inc. (“Hitachi”), in the amount of $1,267,084

The Leoni, Autoliv and Hitachi settlements are subject to court approval in Ontario, British Columbia and Quebec. Applications to approve the Leoni, Autoliv and Hitachi settlements will be heard in the Ontario Court in Toronto on May 1, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in the Quebec Court in the City of Quebec on June 21, 2017, at 9:30 a.m. The date for the British Columbia Court will be posted online at: www.classaction.ca/autoparts once it has been scheduled. The Courts will decide whether the settlements are fair, reasonable, and in the best interests of settlement class members.

* Notice of Hearing (Autoliv, Hitachi, Leoni) – English
* Notice of Hearing Long Form (Autoliv, Hitachi, Leoni) – French

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