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A2C2 Calls on eBay to Prohibit Sale of All Airbags

The A2C2 is urging eBay to halt the sale of all airbags and components on, calling it the only effective way of preventing the sale of dangerous counterfeit airbags on the site.

Webinar Educates Collision Industry on Counterfeit Parts

The webinar brought together four leaders battling counterfeit parts to discuss the growing challenge.

AASP/NJ Members Attend Webinar on Counterfeit Parts

Presented by Guild 21/VeriFacts Automotive on June 11, “Don’t Gamble with Counterfeit Parts” explored the dangers of fake automotive products.

VeriFacts Offers Free Webinar on Counterfeit Auto Parts

VeriFacts Automotive announced it is hosting a free webinar titled, “Don’t Gamble with Counterfeit Parts,” on June 11, 2020 at 2 p.m. EST.

VIDEO: Counterfeit Airbags, Presented by Honda

In this video, presented by Honda, BodyShop Business Editor Jason Stahl discusses the growing use of counterfeit airbags, and the dangers of using counterfeit airbags and salvage airbags versus OE airbags.

Ringbrothers Take a Stand Against Counterfeiters of Automotive Parts

Jim and Mike Ring, co-owners and founders of Ringbrothers, say they are the latest victims in what has become an increasing trend in the automotive aftermarket: counterfeit products.

Alibaba Takes e-Commerce Industry Lead to Block Sale of Airbag Components

The ban has already resulted in the removal of 22,000 online listings from more than 700 vendors.

Auto Care Association Identifies Alibaba as Notorious Market for Counterfeit Auto Parts

The Auto Care Association submitted the comments to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative in response to member complaints regarding the proliferation of online supply chains based in China that allow the online distribution of counterfeit parts.

Hyundai Expands Campaign to Educate Customers on Counterfeit Auto Parts

The campaign is aimed at warning American drivers of the risks involved when using counterfeit automotive parts.

Miami News Station Runs Segment on Counterfeit Parts

News special highlighted federal regulators’ and auto industry’s concern about copycats who replicate a manufacturer’s markings so well that customers and even auto part suppliers get duped.

Hyundai Lawsuit Against Rydell Chevrolet Over ‘Gray-Market Parts’ Moves Forward

Hyundai alleges that Rydell is selling gray-market parts – likely intended for use in Hyundai vehicles in other countries and possibly even counterfeit – as “Genuine OEM Parts.”

Automotive Recyclers Association Warns Consumers of Growing Danger in Counterfeit Parts

Association urges consumers to utilize quality, recycled OEM parts supplied by professional automotive recyclers.