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26 April 2017
NEW SEIZURE SHOWS COUNTERFEIT IS OUT OF CONTROL
The seizure of a further 100,000 counterfeit car parts in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) demonstrates the scale and seriousness of the counterfeit problem, according to the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries' Genuine is Best initiative.
08 March 2017
FCAI COMMENDS INSURER'S GENUINE PARTS POLICY CHANGE
Australia's peak automotive industry body has called on the wider insurance industry to follow the lead of insurance giant IAG, which will urge repairers to use new genuine parts in vehicle repairs.
08 February 2017
NEW WEBSITE GIVES CONSUMERS THE POWER TO REPORT CAR FAKES
(Click here to view 2017 FCAI Genuine is Best Media Conference press kit)
LAB TESTING REVEALS RISK OF HIGH SPEED HOOD FLY-UP
13 January 2017
THOUSANDS OF FAKE CAR PARTS SEIZED, HEADED FOR AUSTRALIAN ROADS
Tens of thousands of fake and counterfeit car parts seized in a raid in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) late last week are likely to have been destined for Australia, say investigators.
01 December 2016
IMPORTANT SAFETY MESSAGE AT VIRGIN SUPERCARS FINALE
The leading Nissan in the 2016 Virgin Australia Supercars series grand finale at Sydney Olympic Park this weekend (December 3-4) will carry an important road safety message from the entire automotive industry.
10 November 2016
AUSTRALIAN ROAD SAFETY FOUNDATION ENDORSES GENUINE IS BEST
The Australian Road Safety Foundation (ARSF), a national not-for-profit organisation dedicated to improving road safety awareness, enhancing driver education and reducing the impact of road trauma, has endorsed the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries' Genuine Is Best initiative.
18 October 2016
LABORATORY TESTING OF COUNTERFEIT ALLOY WHEELS EXPOSES POTENTIALLY LETHAL FLAWS
An Australian test of counterfeit alloy wheels has exposed potentially lethal manufacturing flaws which could cause them to crack and fail in normal driving conditions.
10 August 2016
FIVE MILLION KILOMETRES AND 50 YEARS WITH GENUINE PARTS
Irvin Gordon, already the long-time holder of the Guinness World Record for 'Highest Mileage Vehicle', has sailed through the five million kilometre mark, crediting the use of genuine parts and regular authorised servicing as key to his 50-year old Volvo's outstanding reliability and durability.
20 June 2016
CHILD PEDESTRIAN SAFETY TEST SHOWS GENUINE PART COMES OUT ON TOP
Impact tests comparing a genuine Holden aluminium bonnet with phoney imports have yielded a life-saving best score for the locally manufactured part.