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Dubai authorities seize $ 2.86 million worth counterfeit vehicle parts in raids last year

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The experts in Dubai have seized 300,000 fake automobile parts worth Dh10.5 million (m), including 165,375 oil filters, during 21 strikes that were directed a year ago.

The Economic Development Department (EDD) experts in Dubai and Al-Futtaim Toyota, some portion of Al-Futtaim Automotive, led 21 assaults for fake parts in 2020. The assaults remembered checks across retail looks for every one of the seven emirates in the UAE.

Things seized incorporate serviceable merchandise, for example, different filters and spark plugs, which can be hard for shoppers to recognize from genuine Toyota items.

The cross country drive prompted the expulsion of hazardous phony parts from the market.

Fines worth Dh310,000 were given during the attacks.

Al-Futtaim Toyota said assaults were led in the battle against fake merchandise and guaranteeing clients don’t fall prey to forgers that may imperil drivers’ lives.

“Counterfeit parts influence a vehicle’s life span and disappointment of any kind with regards to segments like suspension and brakes can prompt genuine injury and street fatalities,” it added.

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