The sales of Counterfeit Mitsubishi Parts and
Mitsubishi copyright material on internet
auction sites is widespread.
Fake items include many
copies of Mitsubishi Car Parts and re-engineered or
products (Counterfeit Mitsubishi Car Spares, Fake Mitsubishi
Copies of Mitsubishi software such as
Workshop manuals, Mitsubishi Satellite Navigation system maps
and updates, Mitsubishi Engine diagnostics and
software etc is currently available. Much of this material also uses
Mitsubishi copyright images (such as the "Mitsubishi Logo") and any
sales from an un-authorised party can obviously directly
affect the Mitsubishi supply and maintenance chain (including
Mitsubishi Dealerships), whilst possibly financing
criminal or terrorist activity.
some copied disks labeled as "Mitsubishi"
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 Mitsubishi Car Parts are
manufactured in the Far East (Particularly India, Taiwan and
China). China is the main source of many Fake Mitsubishi
Car Parts such as Fake Mitsubishi Alloy
Wheels, Fake Mitsubishi Body Kits, Fake Mitsubishi Spoilers
In most cases these goods are sub-standard.
Eg; Fake Mitsubishi Car Parts may not fit correctly, the foam within Fake
Mitsubishi Spoilers and Fake Mitsubishi Body Kits can expand in hot weather
- thus causing blistering and
cracking - ruining the look of the car.
Surely; knowingly fitting
Counterfeit Mitsubishi Spares to a genuine Mitsubishi
car borders on stupidity. But knowingly supplying fakes
is a crime.
Counterfeit Mitsubishi Parts can be both a false economy
and fatal. Components such as Fake Mitsubishi Alloy Wheels
can be prone to cracking and vital components such as
Counterfeit Mitsubishi Brake Calipers, Counterfeit
Mitsubishi 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 Mitsubishi, UK Trading Standards and
online services to significantly reduce -
hopefully eradicate the supply of Counterfeit Mitsubishi products,
Fake Mitsubishi Parts and pirated Mitsubishi software.