The sales of Counterfeit Honda Car Parts and Honda copyright material on internet
auction sites is widespread.
Fake items include many
copies of Honda Car Parts and re-engineered or copied
products (Counterfeit Honda Car Spares, Fake Honda Accessories
Copies of Honda software such as Honda
Car Workshop manuals, Honda Satellite Navigation system maps
and updates, Honda Car Engine diagnostics and Honda re-mapping
software etc is currently available. Much of this material also uses
Honda copyright images (such as the "Honda Logo") and any
sales from an un-authorised party can obviously directly
affect the Honda supply and maintenance chain (including
Honda Dealerships), whilst possibly financing criminal or
Additionally; some copied
disks labeled as "Honda"
contains viruses, malware and - or computer hijacking software,
whilst the failure of some bootleg mechanical components
(such as brake components) can be potentially life
Many Counterfeit Honda Car Parts are
manufactured in the Far East (Particularly India, Taiwan and
China). China is the main source of many Fake Honda Car
Parts such as Fake Honda Alloy
Wheels, Fake Honda Body Kits, Fake Honda Spoilers etc.
In most cases these goods are sub-standard.
Eg; Fake Honda Car Parts may not fit correctly, the foam within Fake
Honda Spoilers and Fake Honda Body Kits can expand in hot weather
- thus causing blistering and
cracking - ruining the look of the car.
Surely; knowingly fitting
Counterfeit Honda Spares to a genuine Honda car borders
on stupidity. But knowingly supplying fakes is a crime.
However; using Counterfeit Honda
Car Parts can be both a false economy and fatal. Components such as Fake
Honda Alloy Wheels
can be prone to cracking and vital components such as
Counterfeit Honda Brake Calipers, Counterfeit Honda Brake Pads
are often made from sub standard components which simply
fail under pressure.
For some time now, UK Anti Piracy has monitored and
taken action on behalf of Multiple interested parties.
We continue to develop and expand this relationship and
we can work with Honda, UK Trading Standards and online
services to significantly reduce -
hopefully eradicate the supply of Counterfeit Honda products,
Fake Honda Parts and pirated Honda software.