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Webasto and Espar Parking Heaters Antitrust Settlement

Closed Settlement Statement: 
According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.
Settlement Structure: 
Case Summary: 

This settlement resolves a class action alleging that the defendants conspired to fix or raise the price of aftermarket parking heaters. Parking heaters are used to heat commercial vehicles without running the vehicle’s engine. They include both air heaters and water or “coolant” heaters and associated accessories. The defendants include Webasto Products North America, Inc., Webasto Thermo & Comfort North America, Inc., Webasto Thermo & Comfort SE, Eberspaecher Climate Control Systems GmbH & Co. KG, Espar, Inc., and Espar Products Inc. 

Docket Number: 
Class Period: 
Monday, October 1, 2007 to Monday, December 31, 2012
Filing Deadline: 
Friday, February 1, 2019
Objection Deadline: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018
Exclusion Deadline: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018
Final Approval Hearing: 
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Cold Blue Cars Parked Beside One Warm Yellow Car