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