Car Accidents in India Due to Fake Auto Parts

The Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India has reported that up to 20 percent of all road accidents that occur in India are due to counterfeit auto parts.  The counterfeiting of parts affected over 400 companies in India.

In addition to the fake auto parts, between 5 to 10 percent of products in the pharmaceutical industry consists of counterfeit drugs.

Source: Vithika Salomi, “Fake spares cause 20% of mishaps: Reports,” Times of India, August 31, 2013.