Class 8 Truck Manufacturers and Eaton Sued In Price-Fixing Conspiracy

Discussion in 'Truckers News' started by lookout, Oct 13, 2010.

  1. lookout

    lookout Bobtail Member

    Oct 13, 2010
    Cos Cob, CT
    Kenworth, Peterbilt, Volvo/Mack, Freightliner, Navistar, PACCAR, International, and Daimler are alleged to have conspired with Eaton to illegally overcharge customers and small businesses that purchased Class 8 trucks/transmissions. To read about the case, click here (too much to cut and paste):
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  2. ironeagle2006

    ironeagle2006 Road Train Member

    Ouch I do not want to be Eaton or any of the Truck Manufacters Attys with this case would you.
    lookout Thanks this.
  3. rookietrucker

    rookietrucker Trucker Forum STAFF Staff Member

    Jul 15, 2007
    After searching through google, this is old news. I changed the link to a real news article, not some law firm.
  4. lookout

    lookout Bobtail Member

    Oct 13, 2010
    Cos Cob, CT

    the link you set up is to Meritor's lawsuit, the new lawsuit, which was just filed, is Class 8 truck buyers suing for being forced to pay higher prices for their trucks.
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  5. Admin

    Admin TTR Forum Owner Staff Member Administrator

    Apr 6, 2009
    If it becomes an actual news story, you can post a link to a legitimate news site that is reporting on it. In its current form, all I see is a law firm using our community to drum up warm bodies for a class action suit. We're not here to provide free advertising.
    Big Don, Mastertech and rookietrucker Thank this.
  6. kajidono

    kajidono Road Train Member

    Jun 1, 2009
    I hope they lose. We have two trucks (Kenworths) with Meritor 10 speed transmissions and I hate them. They did something with the synchronizers so they slip into gear before the engine is synced up. It makes the truck jerk every time. They're junk transmissions built by people who have little idea what they're doing in my opinion.
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