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Al-Futtaim Toyota and UAE Government authorities confiscate over AED26 million worth of counterfeit and unsafe car parts
 

Nearly 50,000 counterfeit parts seized in raids carried out across Dubai and Sharjah in Q3  

 

Dubai, UAE, November 05, 2019:   Al-Futtaim Toyota, in partnership with UAE government authorities, has completed a total of five raids on fake car part dealers in the third quarter of this year with a focus on counterfeit operations in Dubai and Sharjah, bringing the total value of counterfeit products seized or destroyed to over AED 26million this year.  

 

The majority of items confiscated were serviceable goods such as oil filters, of which over 34,000 were seized worth almost AED760,000, as well as nearly 6,000 brake pads with a value of over AED1.50 million. Fake brake pads made out of dried grass or asbestos and other cheap counterfeit car parts not only put the driver at risk but also endanger the lives of other road users. In addition, fake oil filters can degenerate much faster due to the poor-quality materials used and lead to major engine failure or seizure thereby resulting in expensive repairs. 

 

Along with conducting raids and helping rid the roads of unsafe vehicles, Al-Futtaim-Toyota is unwavering in its fight against counterfeiters by also providing training to almost 100 Government officials in the UAE. 

 

“Our role in ensuring customers’ safety is paramount and it is our firm commitment to protect consumers from the threat of dangerous counterfeit parts,” said Saud Abbasi, Managing Director of Al-Futtaim-Toyota. 

 

“We also have a responsibility to ensure people can identify genuine Toyota parts from fake items and we will continue training official inspectors to help in this fight. The success of these raids would not have been possible without the help of the UAE government, local Economic Departments and the Police. We would like to thank them for their efforts in making these raid campaigns so successful,” he added. 

 

Counterfeit parts affect vehicle longevity, reliability, value and customers’ own well-being, in addition to exposing other road users to greater dangers due to the possibility of high-risk failures. 

 

Genuine Toyota parts are available at Al- Futtaim Toyota and its reputable authorized dealers. All parts are built to meet the highest quality standards, adding to Toyota’s quality, reliability and durability.

 


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Posted on : Tuesday, November 5, 2019  12:18:00 PM UAE local time (GMT+4)
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