About Fake VW Car Parts
About Counterfeit VW Parts
The sale of Fake VW Parts and
Volkswagen copyright material on internet
auction sites is widespread.
These items include many
copies of VW Car Parts and re-engineered or
products (Counterfeit Volkswagen Car Spares, Fake Volkswagen
Copies of Volkswagen software such as
Workshop manuals, Volkswagen Satellite Navigation system maps
and updates, Volkswagen Engine diagnostics and
software etc is currently available. Much of this material also uses
Volkswagen copyright images (such as the "Volkswagen Logo") and any
sales from an un-authorised party can obviously directly
affect the Volkswagen supply and maintenance chain (including
Volkswagen Dealerships), whilst possibly financing
criminal or terrorist activity.
some copied disks labeled as "Volkswagen"
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 Volkswagen Car Parts are
manufactured in the Far East (Particularly India, Taiwan and
China). China is the main source of many Fake Volkswagen Car Parts such as Fake Volkswagen Alloy
Wheels, Fake Volkswagen Body Kits, Fake Volkswagen Spoilers
In most cases these goods are sub-standard.
Eg; Fake Volkswagen Car Parts may not fit correctly, the foam within Fake
Volkswagen Spoilers and Fake Volkswagen Body Kits can expand in hot weather
- thus causing blistering and
cracking - ruining the look of the car.
fitting Counterfeit VW Spares to a genuine
Volkswagen car borders on stupidity. But
knowingly supplying fakes is a crime.
fake VW parts can be both a false economy
and fatal. Components such as Fake VW Alloy Wheels
can be prone to cracking and vital components such as
Counterfeit VW Brake Calipers, Counterfeit VW 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
Volkswagen, UK Trading Standards and online services to significantly reduce -
hopefully eradicate the supply of Counterfeit Volkswagen products,
Fake VW Parts and pirated Volkswagen software.
Counterfeit Brake Pads
Volkswagen remain one the most responsible and vigilant car
manufacturers. In 2010, Working with Northern
Ireland Trading Standards; VW identified and
reported Fake VW, Audi, Seat and Skoda Brake
Pads being shipped into the UK. The Counterfeit
Brake Pads were seized, tested (found to be
dangerous) and destroyed.
case, the Brake Pad material was attached to the
Brake Pad backing (metal) with glue (rather than
resin - studs). It beggars belief that anyone
could be so stupid and callous as to manufacture
or supply dangerous items such as this. Had it
not been for Volkswagens vigilence; fatalities
may well have occured.
Comments made on these pages do not necessarily reflect
the thoughts or opinions of UK Anti Piracy, its clients
FAKE VW AIRBAGS KILL !
Over the past few years, over 250000 fake airbags
have been sold in the USA. Fake airbags are life
threatening, yet fake VW airbags are now being supplied
in the UK.
VW airbags should only ever be
purchased from an
authorised VW dealer or agent
. Under no
circumstances should VW airbags be bought online (except
from an authorised supplier) and
under no circumstances should a used, "reconditioned" or
2nd user airbag be fitted.
Fake VW airbags kill !;
About fake airbags in the USA
Please note; Genuine Vauxhall Airbags are of extremely
high quality and are exceptionally reliable.