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