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Company: Hitachi Automotive Systems Ltd.
Current Parent CompanyHitachi
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Penalty: $55,480,000
Year: 2016
Date: August 9, 2016
Offense Group: competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Violation Description: Hitachi Automotive Systems Ltd. agreed to plead guilty and to pay a criminal fine of at least $55.48 million for its role in a conspiracy to allocate markets, fix prices and rig bids for shock absorbers installed in automobiles sold to U.S. consumers.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Justice Department Antitrust Division
Civil or Criminal Case: criminal
HQ Country of Current Parent: Japan
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: diversified
Specific Industry of Current Parent: diversified
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