Hero MotoCorp raids fake parts dealers in Delhi

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 04 Apr 2016


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As part of its ongoing initiative to curb the menace of spurious parts, Hero MotoCorp has raided a number of spurious parts traders in the Karol Bagh market in New Delhi.

In a series of raids conducted on April 2 and launched under its initiative ‘Fight Fake, Stay Safe’, Hero MotoCorp, jointly with the Economic Offence Wing of Delhi Police, seized almost 70,000 numbers of critical replacement parts and counterfeit packaging materials and labels. 

The company says it will further intensify its action against counterfeiters as the use of spurious parts can lead to severe repercussions in a vehicle, including vehicle failure and triggering off a fire.

Original Hero parts, which are sold through over 6,000 customer touch-points across the country, come with a Unique Parts Identification (UPI) code. Customers can confirm the genuineness of the part by sending the UPI code through SMS on 9266171171. The MRP sticker also contains many salient features like ‘Colour shift Ink’, ‘Scratch & See’ and HGP logo which is visible under UV light. The MRP sticker also contains the Hero logo.


 

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