Toyota Australia’s campaign against counterfeit brake pads resulted in an online supplier recalling the parts that were falsely advertised as genuine Toyota products. The fakes were found to contain asbestos, a cancer-causing substance banned from use in brake pads sold in Australia since 2003. Toyota says in a statement the recall involves counterfeit brake pads sold by online supplier Westend Spares between June 2013 and October 2015. It is not known how many parts were sold, but ...


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