The lawsuit claims certain manufacturers conspired to raise, fix, maintain, and stabilize prices, rig bids, and allocate the supply of ignition coils sold in the U.S., in violation of federal antitrust laws.
Autotrader editors considered some objective factors including maximum range, electric-only range (for PHEVs) and price. Other factors, such as drivability and value, were a bit more subjective in nature.
A report stated Mitsubishi Cable Industry faked data on O-ring sealing products used on metal parts such as pipe fittings. Mitsubishi Shindoh Co. tinkered with data on copper products. Similar problems were found at Mitsubishi Aluminum Co.