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